Maheen Shermohammed awarded NSF FellowshipMarch, 2016
Maheen Shermohammed, PhD student, is a 2016 recipient of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship! Congratulations, Maheen!
Alex Rodman awarded dissertation fellowshipMarch, 2016
Alex Rodman, PhD student, was selected as a 2016 recipient of the Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Graduate Student Fellowship from the American Psychological Association. Congratulations, Alex!
ERIK NOOK WINS POSTER AWARD AT SASMarch, 2016
Erik Nook, PhD student, received a Poster Award at the 2016 Society for Affective Science meeting for his poster entitled, "A linguistic signature of psychological distancing in emotion regulation". Congratulations, Erik!
SUMMER INTERNSHIPS AT ANDLMarch, 2016
The Affective Neuroscience & Development Laboratory at Harvard University (Lab Director: Leah Somerville) is hiring 1-2 paid Summer Interns to conduct research in the summer of 2016. Click to expand the advertisement below for more information!
ANDL featured in local high school newsDecember, 2015
Students from Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School (Cambridge, MA) visited ANDL and had some fun in the mock scanner. Check out their article!
ANDL research featured on PBS specialOctober, 2015
Our 2013 Psychological Science paper is featured (and amusingly re-enacted) on Episode 2 of the 4-part miniseries "The Brain with David Eagleman" on PBS. A video preview of our segment is available at the link below!
Law school event is viewable onlineOctober, 2015
Leah Somerville participated in a panel discussion entitled "From Troubled Teens to Tsarnaev: Promises and Perils of Adolescent Neuroscience and Law” at Harvard Law School.
Graduate student recognized for conference presentationOctober, 2015
Erik Nook, PhD student in the lab, earned an Honorable Mention for the Smadar Levin Award for his poster presentation at the 2015 Society for Research in psychpathology Conference. Congratulations, Erik!
SOMERVILLE RECEIVES NARSAD YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARDSeptember, 2015
Leah Somerville has been awarded a NARSAD Young Investigator Award from the Brain and Behavior Foundation. This project will leverage the MGH Human Connectome Project Lifespan Feasibility Study to assess relationships between neurodevelopmental trajectories and emergent symptoms of depression and anxiety during adolescence.