BARBARA BRAAMS RECEIVES YOUNG TALENT PRIZEApril, 2018
ANDL postdoc Barbara Braams has been selected for the Young Talent Prize by the Dutch Neuroscience Society. She will receive her award at the Dutch Neuroscience Annual Meeting in Lunteren, Netherlands in June. Congratulations, Barbara!
LAB OUTREACH FOR 7TH GRADERSApril, 2018
The lab teamed up with the Harvard Ed Portal to host several groups of seventh grade students for a college course on "The Teen Brain" as part of the Harvard Public School Partnership program! The seventh graders spend a day at Harvard, interacting with students and faculty, to foster their college-going identify formation.
ANDL Outreach featured in Harvard GazetteMarch, 2018
The Harvard Gazette profiled the lab's scientific outreach efforts to students in the greater Boston area!
Leah Somerville selected for SANS Early Career AwardJanuary, 2018
Leah Somerville was selected for the Social & Affective Neuroscience Society Early Career Award. This award recognizes an early-stage investigator who has made significant contributions to Social and Affective Neuroscience terms of outstanding scholarship and service to the field.
Leah Somerville selected for Robert L. Fantz Memorial AwardDecember, 2017
Leah Somerville has been selected for the American Psychological Association Robert L. Fantz Award. This award is given annually to support careers of promising young investigators conducting scientific research on perceptual-cognitive development and development of selective attention.
Check out our ANDL Fall 2017 Newsletter!October, 2017
Get updates on our past research, as well as information on exciting new studies that you or your children can participate in :)
ANDL at Flux 2017September, 2017
Much of the lab traveled to Portland, OR to present our work at the Flux Congress Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Meeting. Altogether, we presented eight posters and two talks!
Dr. Juliet Davidow was awarded the Best Poster prize in the postdoctoral fellow category. Congratualtions, Juliet!!
NO UNDERGRADUATE POSITIONS AVAILABLE FALL '17August, 2017
Due to the number of returning undergraduate students, the lab does not have any open positions for Undergraduate Research Assistants for the Fall 2017 semester. This means we will not be granting permission for any new students to enroll in PSY2160r.
KATHERINE POWERS BEGINS POSITION AS ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDIESJuly, 2017
ANDL postdoc Katie Powers will be joining the Department of Psychology at Harvard University as the Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies. This position is a perfect fit for Katie's dedication to undergraduate education, and we are happy she will stay close by the lab. Congratulations, Katie!
BARBARA BRAAMS PUBLISHES BOOKJuly, 2017
ANDL Postdoc Barbara Braams has published a Dutch book, "Het Riskante Brein" ("The Risky Brain"). In "Het Riskante Brein", she explains what we have learned in recent years about the relationship between risk behavior and brain development, and how we can apply this knowledge. Congratulations, Barbara!