Andrew J. Fuligni, Ph.D., Director
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
News & Highlights
Adolescents Have a Fundamental Need to Contribute
Harnessing adolescents’ readiness to help can be good for them and their communities
How Do Brain and Culture Interact during Adolescence?
Andrew Fuligni presents to the National Academies Committee on the Neurobiological and Sociobehavioral Science of Adolescent Development
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.