February 24, 2016 by sourceoftheweek
Adriana Galván, is an Associate Professor of Psychology and the Brain Research Institute at UCLA. She is an expert on teenage brain development, behavior and related public policy. Her work is centered on the emotional reactivity, learning, and decision making process of adolescents. Galván is able to characterize neutral changes in the developing brain using brain imaging technology. She also serves as the Jeffery Wenzel Term Chair in Behavioral Neuroscience. Several organizations have funded her research including the National Science Foundation.
Galván is a lively and engaging speaker as heard in her TedxYouth talk: “Insight Into the Teenage Brain”
Associate Professor of Psychology and the Brain Research Institute at UCLA
Areas of Expertise: Teenage Brain Development, Teenage Behavior, Juvenile- Related Public Policy
Location: Los Angeles, CA