Adriana Galván
Published February 24, 2016
Updated March 11, 2021

Adriana Galván is a professor of psychology and director of the Developmental Neuroscience Laboratory at UCLA. She is an expert on teenage brain development, behavior and related public policy, including juvenile criminal justice.

Galván’s work is centered on the emotional reactivity, learning and decision making process of adolescents. She is able to characterize neutral changes in the developing brain using brain imaging technology.

Expertise: Teenage brain development, teenage behavior, juvenile-related public policy

Location: Los Angeles, Calif.


Phone: 310-206-4850

Heard presenting at a TedxYouth@Caltech: “Insight into the Teenage Brain”

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