BJ Casey — The Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study

LC: I’m wondering what your current research interests and projects are. I’ve heard you’re working on this ABCD study.

BJC: We are working with 635 children and their families every six months as part of the landmark Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) study that is following brain development and health outcomes in over 11,000 nine-ten-year-old children in the US over the next 10 years. Sometimes the assessments take eight hours long, so every single day we are communicating, scheduling, assessing a family or making sure our data were entered correctly and completely. ...