In a nutshell….

The teenage mind is a mind in transition. It’s complex and fascinating. We want to understand it better. We are particularly interested in behaviours and attitudes around taking risks. We are focusing on how thinking modes, attitudes, and brain activity patterns impact on risk-taking decisions.

Neuro-Venture is a Montreal wide research project.

It will involve 150 12-14 year-olds, their parents and research team from Saint-Justine Hospital, McGill, and University of Montreal

Research methods will include:

Would you like to take part?

Neuro-Venture is the first ever study in Canada on this topic using the latest research technology from the fields of medicine, psychology, physics, and biology.

It involves a very large group of teenagers from all over Montreal. There will be different attitudes to risk – from the daring to the more cautious. We want to hear from all types.



How can you take part?

Would you like to be part of this exciting research or like to find out more? If so, please get in touch with our research team to receive further information!