Episode 8: Adolescent Social, Cognitive, and Brain Development with Dr. Kate Mills


For our eighth episode, we interviewed Dr. Kate Mills, Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Oregon. Dr. Mills is a developmental neuroscientist focusing on adolescent social and cognitive functioning. Why is adolescence such a critical developmental period? What can society do to nurture healthy adolescent development? Does using the internet destroy your brain? What is it like to be an early-career scientist starting out in such a competitive field? Dr. Mills provides the answers.

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