To understand the interaction between sociocultural experience and biobehavioral development during adolescence
To generate knowledge about the development of youth from diverse ethnic and immigrant backgrounds
To provide information to communities and practitioners about the unique opportunities and challenges of adolescence
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APA Monitor Profiles Adolescent Development Lab at UCLA
Story in November issue is part of monthly "Lab Work" column.
How Much Should Teenagers Sleep?
The amount of sleep for peak mental health is more than many high achieving adolescents get each night. Few do well with less than 7 hours per night.