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A team of researchers led by Professor Val Curran and Celia Morgan have been awarded first place in UCL’s ‘Brains on Film’ competition.

Their winning entry explains the effects of cannabis through animation and rap. It was produced in collaboration with teenagers from Music and Change, a charity aiming to improve the mental health of young people involved in gangs.

The film was supported by the Alexander Fleming Award from the Medical Research Foundation. www.cannabiseffects.org

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The aim of our research is to understand how and why emotional problems like depression develop in young people. Much of our work aims to identify risk and protective factors through longitudinal research. Recent research has focused on individual differences in processing emotional information as well as the relationship between young people's psychological well-being and their attainment at school. We also explore the interplay between genetic and environmental factors on children and young people’s emotions and behaviour. Our projects at UCL have been funded by The British Academy, The Medical Research Council and The Nuffield Foundation.

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