Current Research

    ADHD & Attention Research Lab

    The goals of this lab are to better characterize the variety of clinical manifestations of ADHD, to explore ADHD's role as a gateway for dysregulatory mental and physical health, and to phenotype cognitive, emotional, and behavioral characteristics. Learn more.

    Stress, Cognition, Affect, and Neuroimaging Lab

    This brain imaging lab employs functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to understand the development of brain processes associated with executive functioning and emotional processing in typical individuals and individuals with a history of stressful life events, including abuse and maltreatment. Understanding the impact of stress and abuse on typically developing processes is important to understand heightened risk for clinical problems, such as depression and PTSD, as well as inform treatment development. Learn more.

    Developmental Brain Imaging Lab

    The goal of the DCIL is to enhance our understanding of changes in the developing brain and ways to prevent and treat such things as substance abuse and mood disorders that emerge during adolescence. The Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study at the DMIL is the largest longitudinal study of its kind measuring how the brain develops from childhood to early adulthood. Learn more.

    Translational Research of Adolescent Change Lab

    The TRAC Lab aims to increase understanding of the links between basic biological mechanisms, effective interventions for reducing risky behaviors, and adolescent health outcomes. Learn more.