Understanding the Teenage Brain


http://www.linkedin.com/news?viewArticle=&articleID=874436165&gid=121084&type=member&item=77705090&articleURL=http%3A%2F%2Fngm%2Enationalgeographic%2Ecom%2F2011%2F10%2Fteenage-brains%2Fdobbs-text&urlhash=POce&goback=%2Egde_121084_member_77705090 National Geographic:The Teenage Brain

The science behind teenage behavior as we learn and understand how the teenage brain develops and works.

http://www.radicalparenting.com/2011/01/10/the-teenage-brain-what-parents-need-to-know/ Research on the links between teen behavior and brain and body changes

Short synopses of scientific articles that trace teen behavior and moods back to brain development and hormones.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/teenbrain/view/ Frontline: Understanding the Teenage Brain

Brain research illuminates information about teen behavior, risk-taking, mood changes, and their ability to read social cues.

http://www.copingskills4kids.net/Home_Page.html BrainWorks Project

Activities and information for parents and pre-teens on understanding how the brain works and coping strategies for managing stress, and more…

http://www.vark-learn.com/english/page.asp?p=questionnaire What is Your Learning Style?

This questionnaire will tell you how you best learn. Once you have this figured out, you can tailor your studying to support how you best remember and filter information.

http://frank.mtsu.edu/~studskl/hd/learn.html Right Brained or Left Brained?

This Hemispheric Dominance test will let you know what side of the brain you tend to make decisions from. These types of tests help you better understand yourself.

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/health-matters/201006/the-teenagers-brain The Teenage Brain

A fascinating article in Psychology Today by Dr. Hedaya detailing just exactly what is going on in their beautiful little heads!

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Zfm635Nx0Y7DDTHill591o4slyscYrFek0eyCPU_vvI/edit#slide=id.p Slideshow: The Organized Brain

Details the specific issues related to Executive Functioning Disorder, assessment, and suggestions for managing it and improving brain function.


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