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Dr. Casey Quoted in Time

09/2017


Dr. Casey is quoted in Time article "Why Teenage Brains are so Hard to Understand" on the complexities of the teen brain and opportunities.

ABCD Study Staff Member of the Month

09/2017


Recipient: May Conley

Congratulations to May Conley, who "for her 24 hour help to all 21 sites with the imaging tasks, their optimization for each site and her help developing and validating 1700 diverse face stimuli for the ABCD emotional n-back task" recieved the ABCD Study Staff Member of the Month Recognition! 

Drs. Cohen & Casey Research Covered in New York Times

04/2017


See work on the young adult brain by FAB Lab members, first author Ali Cohen and senior author BJ Casey, covered in the New York Times: "A California Court for Young Adults Calls on Science"

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

03/2017


Congratulations to Estée Rubien-Thomas who received a 2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!

Dr. Casey Quoted in NPR

10/2016


Dr. Casey quoted in NPR article, "Teens Penchant for Risk Taking May Help Them Learn Faster," on importance of recent study published in Neuron by former fellows Drs. Adriana Galvan (now on faculty at UCLA) and Juliette Davidow (now postdoc at Harvard) together with Dr. Daphna Shohamy (Columbia) on enhanced learning by adolescents over adults.

ABCD Study Led by Dr. Casey Highlighted by Yale News

09/2016


See coverage of the ABCD Study to follow at Yale, led by Dr. Casey, in Yale News article, "Yale Chosen as Research Site for 'the Manhattan Project' of Brain Imaging."

Cohen & Casey Research Highlighted in NYT

04/2016


A study by Ali Cohen and BJ Casey published in Psychological Science, was highlighed in New York Times Article, "Don't Treat Young Adults as Teenagers"

Cohen & Casey Research Highlighted in Newsweek

04/2016


Ali Cohen's study published in Psychological Science, was highlighted in Newsweek article, "Neuroscience is Changing the Debate Over What Role Age Should Play in the Courts."

APA Dissertation Research Award

12/2015


Congratulations to Ali Cohen who recieved a 2015 APA Dissertation Research Award

Ruane Prize

10/2015


Award name: Outstanding Achievement in Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Research
Recipient: BJ Casey, PhD

Congratulations to BJ Casey whose work was highlighted by the Brain and Behavior and Research Foundation with the 2015 Ruane Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Research