The Teenage Brain

In honour of International Youth Day this coming Sunday, today’s blogpost presents 3 pieces of information on the teenage brain.

First, watch Dan Siegel and the Adolescent Brain, describing myths about the adolescent brain. Click the image below to link to the video.

Second, read Why Teens Should Understand Their Own Brains (And Why Their Teachers Should, Too!), an interview with Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, author of the recently published Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain.

Third, view an infographic on The Teen Brain: 6 Things to Know from the National Institute of Mental Health in Bethesda, Maryland. (Click the image for the full infographic.)

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