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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.
Congratulations to Dr. Kendall Braun and Dr. Raphael Gerraty for successfully defending your dissertations!
The Lab Receives a Grant from the Templeton Foundation: "Understanding How Curiosity Drives Learning"
We received the Templeton Foundation's: Templeton Science of Virtue Award as part of of multi-site center project to study "Understanding How Curiosity Drives Learning."