Science and news press features DSN Lab research

Our newest paper in Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience shows how a mother’s presence can change how the adolescent brain processes risky behaviors. This work has been covered in a number of scientific press and news outlets, including Smithsonian, Psychological Science, University of Illinois News Bureau, Fox Nightly News, and Fox News.

Read more:

Fox Nightly News: “Teen brains and driving: A new study shows they think behind the wheel”

Smithsonian: “10 new things science says about being a mom”

Psychological Science: “Teen brains shift gears on risk with mom watching”

University of Illinois News Bureau: “This is your teen’s brain behind the wheel”

Fox News: “Having mom in the car changes teen driver’s brains”

University of Illinois News Bureau