Articles by Mireya Nadal-Vicens, M.D., Ph.D.

Mireya Nadal-Vicens, M.D., Ph.D. conducts research in the Center for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders and Center for Addiction Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is also an instructor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.

The Adolescent Brain: Primed For Thrills And High On Life

September 23, 2013

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The Adolescent Brain: Primed For Thrills And High On Life

Teenagers are convinced they are ready to take the reins, no longer wanting to be held back by overly-cautious adults who don’t really ‘get it,’ who don’t understand the urgency of whatever situation is brewing at that moment. Most teenagers have learned the mechanics of the adult world (driving, using credit cards, living a life […]