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Dr. Casey says long sentences for juvenile offenders is challenged by evidence from developmental science

09/2019


See Dr. Casey's article highlighted in https://www.searchlightnm.org/life-behind-bars 

Dr. Casey receives the 2019 Huttenlocher lecture award for outstanding contributions in the field of Developmental Cognitve Neuroscience from Flux: The Society for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience

08/2019


Award name: Hottenlocher Lecture Award
Recipient: BJ Casey, PhD

Work by Dr. Casey and former students, Dr. Ali Cohen and Michael Dreyfuss, showing reactive action of young people under threat is highlighted by NBC News

05/2019


Dr. Casey’s article in Neuron on Healthy Development as a Human Right: Lessons from Developmental Science

05/2019


Healthy brain development is a human right, argues Dr. Casey

05/2019


See Dr. Casey’s article in Neuron highlighted in https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-05/cp-hbd051619.php

Graduate Student Estée Rubien-Thomas receives SPSP Diversity Travel Award

02/2019


Award name: SPSP Diversity Travel Award

PhD student Estée Rubien-Thomas was recently awarded a travel award to attend and present her research at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Meeting, which will take place in Portland, OR this winter. 

ABCD Study Highlighted in 60 Minutes & New York Times

12/2018


See NY Times coverage of recent work by the ABCD study on screen time: Is Screen Time Bad for Kid’s Brains?

Ph.D. Student Estée Rubien-Thomas receives Yale Dean's Emerging Scholars Award

11/2018


Award name: Yale University Dean's Emerging Scholars Award

Dr. Casey’s Adolescent Brain Research is Highlighted in NEUWRITE

08/2018


Research by Dr. Casey and colleagues covered: When is an adolescent an adult and implications for juvenile justice

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.