Brain Waves Video Interviews

Brain Waves: The Impact of Stress on Youth Mental Health

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the losses accompanying it, will have lasting effects on our youth. @Harvard Professor of Psychology, Katie McLaughlin, PhD and Nadia Ghaffari, the founder of, discuss the many reasons why young people are an especially vulnerable population during this time, but tout a message of hope and optimism, saying, “Having to cope with challenges and adversity helps make us stronger and helps build skills.” Featuring a performance from Singer-Songwriter, Quinn Sullivan.