Adolescence is not childhood, and it is not adulthood. It is the period in between these two stages of life. Adolescence is when the brain is undergoing its final stage of development.
Your teenager locked himself out -- again. A peek at his neurons helps explain why.
An understanding of how the brain of an adolescent is changing may help explain a puzzling contradiction of adolescence.
In adults, various parts of the brain work together to evaluate choices, make decisions and act accordingly in each situation. The teenage brain doesn't appear to work like this.
Why do teenagers seem so much more impulsive? Why are they less self-aware than grown-ups? Cognitive neuroscientist Sarah-Jayne Blakemore compares the prefrontal cortex in adolescents to that of adults, to show us how typically "teenage" behaviour...
Raising teenagers is no easy task. Risk taking, emotional drama and attitudes play a part in growing up during adolescence. It's often difficult for parents to know what’s really going on inside the minds of their teens, but could science finally ...
Though it may seem impossible to get inside the head of an adolescent, scientists have probed this teen tangle of neurons. Here are five things they've learned about the mysterious teen brain.
Here are some good insights and tips about understanding the neuroscience and multiple intelligences of the teenaged brain.
“Have you ever wondered what’s going on inside your teenager’s head?” What was she thinking when she made that choice?
All the new information about the teen brain can help adults do a better job as teachers and parents. “Stay connected and also be a little bit more patient,” Jensen advises adults.