Mysteries of the Adolescent Brain


I think we have all wondered about this from time to time and mums of teenagers maybe do everyday HAHA

This TED talk is about why teenagers seem so much more impulsive, so much 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” behavior is caused by the growing and developing brain.


Sarah-Jayne Blakemore
Cognitive Neuroscientist
Sarah-Jayne Blakemore studies the social brain — the network of brain regions involved in understanding other people — and how it develops in adolescents.



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Being a mum to 3 kids (one of them full time at home with me) and trying to juggle everything became pretty crazy.

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