Paul Hastings received his degree from the University of Toronto.
His research focuses on the impact of stressors on child and
adolescent well-being, and the effects of poverty on
physiological reactivity, regulation and development of mental
and physical health problems.
Dr. Guyer’s research focuses on the behavioral and neural
mechanisms that may underlie the way that adolescents think and
feel. One overarching question throughout her research is how
does attentional focus modulate the brain circuitry involved in
The links between structural and social determinants and mental health are well documented. In a recent review, we examined the role of neurobiology in those links, seeking to identify ways in which the practice and application of neurobiological research can help to mitigate disparities and inequities in mental health across diverse marginalized and minoritized racial, ethnic, gender, sexual, and economic communities.