News

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


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.

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"

Ph.D. Student Estée Rubien-Thomas receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

03/2017


Award name: NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

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