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


See Dr. Casey’s article in Neuron highlighted in

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


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


Graduate Student Estée Rubien-Thomas receives SPSP Diversity Travel Award


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


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


Award name: Yale University Dean's Emerging Scholars Award

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


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

Dr. Casey Quoted in Time


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


Award name: ABCD Study Staff Member of the Month

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


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"