“LSSU gave me the educational and organizational tools to be able to succeed at those endeavors after college.”
Scott Shackleton '83
Former State House of Representatives
LSSU Outstanding Alumnus Award '05
TEENAGE BRAIN: A WORLD OF THEIR OWN
New research has shown that during puberty, when the brain begins teeming
with hormones, the pre-frontal cortex, the center of reasoning and impulse
control is still a work in progress. For the first time, scientists can
offer an explanation for what parents already know--adolescnece is a time
of roiling emotions and poor judgement. As the brain matures, teenagers also
fact special risks--from addictive drugs and alcohol that can hijack the
brain--to the chaos of schizophrenia, which strikes most often during
SECRET LIFE OF THE BRAIN
Fisheries and Wildlife Mgmt...
Fisheries and Wildlife
"The opportunity at LSSU to do research is amazing. This past summer I motored through coves and islands with Prof. Garvon surveying water birds for the affects of pollution. I spent the other part of my summer on the shore of Lake Superior monitoring nests of the endangered Piping Plover."