blog navigation

blog posts

  • Study: This is your teen's brain behind the wheel

    University of Illinois psychology professor Eva Telzer and her colleagues found that a mother's presence changes brain activity in an adolescent who is contemplating risky behavior.

    University of Illinois psychology professor Eva Telzer and her colleagues found that a mother's presence changes brain activity in an adolescent who is contemplating risky behavior.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

    Images

blog posts

  • To reach Eva Telzer, call 217-300-0383; email ehtelzer@illinois.edu.

    The paper, “Mothers know best: Redirecting adolescent reward sensitivity towards safe behavior during risk taking,” is available online or from the U. of I. News Bureau.