The Cognitive-Affective Neuroscience and Development Lab is directed by Dr. Cecile Ladouceur and is part of the University of Pittsburgh’s Psychiatry Department.
What regions are involved in the identification and regulation of emotions?
What regions are involved in the cognitive control of reward information?
Depressed vs healthy adolescents show differing activation of key areas (significan regions shown in red).
Multi-Modal Research Methods
Our research blends together multiple domains of data collection.
CAN-D Lab News
2019 DANS Conference
The 2019 DANS Conference’s goal is to promote translational research across animal models and human neuroimagining. It provides a collaborative forum for researchers conducting clinically relevant research from a developmental affective neuroscience framework.
This year’s theme is: Developmental Trajectories of Affective Systems.
This event will be held at the University Club in Pittsburgh, PA on November 7-8, 2019.
Welcome reception will be the evening of November 6, 2019.
Find out more information here.
July 2018: Mood and Brain Circuitry in Adolescence Study Now Recruiting
To find out more information about participating, visit the study website.