We partner with academics, innovators, funders, and policy makers to catalyze insights from behavioral and academic science and unlock new pathways to tackling the systemic challenges affecting youth mental health and well-being.
Our emergent and early-stage work translates great ideas into action by identifying opportunity areas, bridging gaps, and leveraging lived experiences to drive science-driven health tech innovation.
Translational Science Collaborations
In collaboration with Dr. Tamara Taggart from George Washington University, we’re examining the use of online crowdsourcing contests to directly engage youth in the development of behavioral health interventions.
In collaboration with UCLA researchers, we aim to identify how providing social support affects adolescents’ emotional resilience to stress.
In collaboration with Dr. Sonya Lyubomirsky from The University of California, Riverside, we are expanding prosocial research that might benefit young adult health.
Hopelab talks to the National Scientific Council on Adolescence and dives into why anti-Black racism needs to be highlighted in the understanding of adolescent development, the opportunities afforded by social tech, and how we translate knowledge to action.
We need a better way to support teens and young adults in their efforts to socialize safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.