Adolescence brings crucial transitions in life, driven by the physical, social, and emotional changes that occur during this time. U researchers are on the forefront of discoveries about brain and behavioral development that will help young people and their guides navigate the tricky waters on the path to adulthood.
An enigmatic age
A psychology professor gives a tour of a complicated stage of life.
Out of harm’s way
Researchers study a variety of potential treatments for nonsuicidal self-injury.
Giving back: one adolescent’s tale
To help struggling peers everywhere, a teen takes part in an unprecedented study.
A fresh view of youth and adversity
What if adults worked with the strengths, not the perceived weaknesses, of young people from adverse environments?