Nicholas Allen, Department of Psychology
Nicholas Allen is an expert in mental health, mood disorders, sleep, digital and mental health and prevention research. At the University of Oregon, he is Ann Swindells Professor, director for the Center for Digital Mental Health and the director of Clinical Training.
Teens' screen addiction might be contagious, and parents are patient zero (Popular Science, Aug.
Need a break? Try these 6 research-backed ways to de-stress in 5 minutes (Today Online, April 11, 2018)
UO professor pushes for more study of teens (Jefferson Public Radio, March 9, 2018)
We shouldn't disregard the ideas that come from teens' developing brains (Popular Science, Feb. 28, 2018)
When a mom feels depressed, her baby's cells might feel it, too (Scientific American, Jan. 23, 2018)
Tech support: how our phones could save our lives by detecting mood shifts (The Sydney Morning Herald, Nov. 10, 2017)
Positive parenting may offset brain effects of poverty (Reuters, June 29, 2017)
Growing up in disadvantaged areas may affect teens’ brains, but good parenting can help (The Conversation Australia, June 21, 2017)
Research finds parenting style affects children in unexpected ways (The Wall Street Journal, Nov. 21, 2016)