Project 2: Adolescent Exposure to BPA/ Phthalates:
Cognitive and Behavioral Development

Project 2: Goals

  • Assess the associations of phthalate and BPA exposure during adolescence with neurodevelopmental outcomes using a battery of tests and scales that measure visual-motor abilities, verbal abilities, working memory and risk for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
  • Examine whether associations between phthalate or BPA exposure and neurobehavioral outcomes are different in boys and girls.