Adolescence Research Group

Assistant Professor of Psychology, Smith College
Stress Research Group

Beery's research lab studies the neurobiology of prosocial behavior.  We use group-living rodents to focus on pathways supporting affiliative social behavior between peers, using a variety of species and behavioral paradigms. In a second line of research, we study the role of early life experience on development of later social behaviors, and epigenetic mechanisms (among others) by which experience changes the brain and behavior.

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