I am a PhD candidate studying behavioral neuroscience at Northeastern University. My research focuses on how experiences shape the brain. I’m particularly interested in how the early life environment affects the transition into adolescence and the risk for mental health disorders during this time. Aside from my research, I am passionate about youth-based community outreach. Podcasts are my preferred form of media consumption.

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Chimpanzees' brains reflect their early childhood experiences

Proper socialization could make up, in part, for separation of a child from their mother