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September 04, 2018

Video: "Teenage Brains: Wired to Learn" on Zuckerman Institute Website

It’s no secret that the teen brain is unique, and recent research from Daphna Shohamy, a neuroscientist at Columbia's Zuckerman Institute, has confirmed striking differences in the brains of adolescents as compared to adults.

These differences shed light on the biology behind their reward-seeking behavior, and reveal that it actually evolved to help teens navigate the world around them during a pivotal time in their lives.

June 21, 2018


Congratulations to Dr. Kendall Braun and Dr. Raphael Gerraty for successfully defending your dissertations!