March, 2022

Our primary investigator (PI), Lucía Magis Weinberg, took part in the invited Presidential Symposium on the impact of COVID/19 on adolescent development at Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA) conference in New Orleans that was held on March 3 – 5, 2022.

Our research assistants, Sarah Yang and Sonia Dominguez, also participated at the SRA conference. Sarah was a part of the COVID/19 and Racism panel and gave a presentation on the interplay of sleep and emotion regulation in adolescents during lockdown. Sonia participated in the Cultural Perspectives on Social Media Use in Adolescence panel and presented a mixed-methods project that explored Peruvian adolescents’ attitudes towards social media.

July, 2021

Our team’s paper on “Positive and Negative Online Experiences and Loneliness in Peruvian Adolescents During the COVID-19 Lockdown” was accepted in the Journal for Research in Adolescence special issue on The Impact of the COVID-10 Pandemic on Adolescent Emotional, Social, and Academic Adjustment . Way to go, team!

May, 2021

Our data analyst, Elizabeth Sherwin, has launched a public health podcast series called Risk Factors.

Congratulations to our former research assistant and now current lab manager, Daniela Muñoz Lopez on graduating from the University of California, Berkeley! Daniela received a BA in Psychology and a minor in Early Development and Learning Sciences.

April, 2021

Congratulations to our lab manager, Christopher Gys, on his acceptance to the Clinical Science PhD program at the University of California, Berkeley!

March, 2021

Congratulations to our project leader, Dr. Lucía Magis-Weinberg, on her new position as an assistant professor in the psychology department at the University of Washington! Lucía will begin her new role in January, 2022 and will continue her work on adolescent development in diverse contexts.

February, 2021

The Transitions data is part of a large collaboration investigating the impact of COVID-19 on adolescent mental health around the world (currently under review).

July, 2020

We are thrilled to welcome Camilla Bossano as an implementation specialist for the project!

May, 2020

Congratulations to our research assistant, Karina Valdespino, on graduating from the University of California, Berkeley! Karina received a BA in Integrative Biology, with a specialization in Human Biology and a minor in Early Development and Learning Sciences.

April, 2020

Congratulations to our first lab manager, Estelle Berger, on her acceptance to the Clinical Psychology PhD program at the University of Oregon!