ANDL collaborator receives grant!

November, 2013

The ANDL is working on a collaborative project with Catherine Glenn, postdoc in the Laboratory for Clinical and Developmental Research (led by Professor Matthew Nock). Cassie recently won the Lizette Peterson-Homer Injury Prevention Grant Award from the American Psychological Association to support this work. Congratulations, Cassie!

ANDL is on facebook

September, 2013

The lab has launched a Facebook page to share updates about the lab's research and other fun facts about brain science. Feel free to follow us by Liking us! Link below. 

Welcome new lab members

September, 2013

The fall semester is upon us along with new members of the lab! Welcome to Yang, Reed, Katie, and Brian!

News Blurb on DNews

July, 2013

Our recent study on adolescent self-consciousness was featured on DNews, the Discovery Channel's YouTube channel.

New article featured in Science Press

July, 2013

Our newest paper in Psychological Science has been covered by a number of scientific press outlets, including APS news, PsyPost, ScienceNewsLine, ScienceDaily, LiveScience, ScienceCodex, PsychCentral, as well as by Yahoo! and the Dallas Sun.

Society for Research on Adolescence features ANDL research

May, 2013

The Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA) features ANDL work in their New in Science blog.

ANDL at 2013 APS

May, 2013

Leah Somerville is chairing and speaking at a symposium entitled, "Adolescent Social Reorientation: Neurodevelopmental Mechanisms and Psychological Consequences" at the 2013 American Psychological Society Annual Meeting. The symposium joins speakers who study the effects of social contexts on adolescents' thoughts, feelings, and decisions from a variety of perspectives, ranging from animal models of substance abuse to clinical psychopathology. Join us!

Congratulations, graduates!

May, 2013

Congratulations to the 2013 class of ANDL graduates - John Naghshineh M.Ed '13, Stephanie Sasse M.Ed '13, Zuzanna Wojcieszak '13, and Vaida Rimeikyte '13 (honorary lab member)!

Experts in Emotion Video

May, 2013

Leah Somerville, and dozens of Emotion Scientists from around the world, were interviewed online by June Gruber as part of the Experts in Emotion Series. These interviews are now freely available online - check them out!

Adolescent brain cafe

May, 2013

ANDL Lab Manager Alea Skwara will be speaking about the science behind the adoelscent brain at Science Cafe at Middlesex Lounge on Tuesday evening! Details linked below.