Happy New Year! Winter weather makes it hard to get out of bed, doesn't it? The warm comfort that holds us willingly inside the soft folds of our blankets makes it hard to move on to our ever growing to-do lists and responsibilities we are beholden to. It can also be hard to move out… Continue reading Better Sleep, A Better You!
It appears that brain development takes a lot longer that once believed. At one time the consensus was that our brains were developed at around the age of 6 and didn’t do much growing after that. Now, after the NIH project that studied over a hundred teens in the late ‘90s we know that teenage… Continue reading How is the Teenage Brain Different?
How is the Teenage Brain Different? It appears that brain development takes a lot longer that once believed. At one time the consensus was that our brains were developed at around the age of 6 and didn’t do much growing after that. Now, after the NIH project that studied over a hundred teens in the… Continue reading How is the Teenage Brain Different?
Teen Dating Violence Stats The American Bar Assn. conducted a National Teen Dating Violence Prevention Initiative in 2006 and compiled current stats among teens. Signs of an Abusive Relationship Look at the warning signs and suggestions on how to seek help if you think you may be in an abusive or destructive relationship. Healthy and… Continue reading Issues for Teens
Help for Teen Drug Use Helpful information on teen drug use and addictions. Teen Addicted to Cough Medicine A powerful video depicts the ease and danger of using cough medicine to get high. A warning for parents and teens. http://www.morningsiderecovery.com/educational-resources/teaching-kids-about-drug-abuse/ Talking to your kids about drug abuse This site offers information for parents and… Continue reading Information on Teen Drug Use
National Geographic:The Teenage Brain The science behind teenage behavior as we learn and understand how the teenage brain develops and works. 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. Frontline: Understanding the Teenage… Continue reading Understanding the Teenage Brain