Episode 9: Early Life Adversity, Emotion Regulation, & Family Separation Policy with Dr. Jen Silvers

For our ninth episode, we interviewed Dr. Jen Silvers, Assistant Professor of Psychology at UCLA. Dr. Silvers is a social and affective neuroscientist who studies emotion regulation and early life adversity. How do past experiences shape the cognitive strategies we use in daily life? Why are rates of depression and anxiety rising among college teens? What are the impacts of family separation policies on immigrant children and their developing brains? And why in the world would a professor choose to live in undergraduate housing?


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