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The Center for the Developing Adolescent in the News

How Can We Improve a Teen's Brain? One Sleep Study May Have a Simple Answer—Good Pillows.

Center board member Adriana Galván's study on adolescent sleep, this time in the Washington Post, shows that something as basic as a comfortable pillow can make a difference. Also important: the consistency of sleep each night.

Posted on November 30, 2018

Neuroscientists Identify a Surprising Low-Tech Fix to the Problem of Sleep-Deprived Teens

UCLA neuroscientist (and Center board member) Adriana Galván writes about her research on adolescents' need for quality sleep, and how a surprisingly simple, low-cost fix might help them get more of it.

Posted on November 13, 2018

Statement: Make Adolescence a Research Priority in the New NICHD Strategic Plan

To the NICHD Strategic Working Group:

As the Leadership Team of the Center for the Developing Adolescent, we urge NICHD to make adolescent development a top research priority in your revised strategic plan.

Posted on November 6, 2018