The Stages of Adolescent Brain Development

Posted October 10, 2023
By the Annie E. Casey Foundation

This ses­sion, one in a six-part webi­nar series, offers insights into ado­les­cent brain devel­op­ment. It explains how hav­ing a keen under­stand­ing of ado­les­cent devel­op­ment can inform and improve pro­grams and ser­vices focused on youth well-being.

Post­ed: Oct. 172023
Run time: 1 hour

Fea­tured Ado­les­cent Devel­op­ment Expert

Adri­ana Galván

Adri­ana Galván is a pro­fes­sor of psy­chol­o­gy and fac­ul­ty mem­ber of the Brain Research Insti­tute at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Cal­i­for­nia, Los Ange­les. At UCLA, Galván also directs the Devel­op­men­tal Neu­ro­science Lab­o­ra­to­ry and is an exec­u­tive mem­ber of the Cen­ter for Cog­ni­tive Neu­ro­science. Her research focus­es on study­ing the chang­ing ado­les­cent brain and how stress, sleep habits, puber­ty and social rela­tion­ships can impact ado­les­cent risk-tak­ing and deci­sion making.

See all webi­na­rs in the Youth Men­tal Health series

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