Welcome, new lab members!

September, 2014

Welcome to Maheen, Cony, and Ana - new members of the lab!

Lab director joins editorial board of new journal

May, 2014

Leah Somerville is a member of the editorial board of new APA journal Motivation Science. Motivation Science is a multi-disciplinary journal that publishes significant contributions to the study of motivation, broadly conceived.

The journal publishes papers on diverse aspects of, and approaches to, the science of motivation, including work carried out in all subfields of psychology, cognitive science, economics, sociology, management science, organizational science, neuroscience and political science.


May, 2014

Congratulations to the 2014 class of ANDL graduates, Arielle Rabinowitz '14, Sophie Turnbull M.Ed. '14, & Yang Cai M.Ed '14!


March, 2014

Leah Somerville has received the 2014 Spence Award for Transformational Early Career Contributions from the Association of Psychological Science (APS). She will receive the award at the 2014 APS meeting in May.



February, 2014

Erik Kastman, programmer and lab analyst extraordinaire, has won the highly prestigious Dean's Distinction Award in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University. This award recognizes the highest-achieving FAS staff members, whose critical contributions and skillful collaboration have delivered outstanding results for the FAS in 2013. Erik will be recognized at a fancy reception at University Hall on March 6. Congratulations, Erik!

Undergraduate named Young Scholar

February, 2014

ANDL undergraduate Chiemeka Ezie will be attending the Society for Research on Adolescence Meeting as part of the prestigous Young Scholars program! Congratulations, Chiemeka and enjoy spending your spring break in Austin!

Brain Basics

January, 2014

ANDL research was featured in the Brain Basics newsletter for the Harvard Graduate School of Education!

Social Brain Sciences Symposium 2.0 is coming

January, 2014

Join ANDL at the second annual Social Brain Sciences Symposium, hosted this year at Boston College! It is a one day meeting showcasing the exciting work of New England-area social, affective, and cognitive neuroscientists. 

As seen at Harvard...

January, 2014

ANDL made it onto the 'As seen at Harvard' feed of the Harvard University facebook page! In December, we held an Adolescent Brain workshop for ~60 Weston High students through the Life Science Outreach Gradwagon program.

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!