The Teenage Brain
Teenage behaviour has always been something of a mystery to parents. Now, as Edi Stark discovers, neuroscience is telling us more than we've ever known about what goes on inside the teenage brain.
Up until recently the focus has largely been on the early years, which are certainly vital in shaping our adult lives. But there's now a growing understanding that our teenage experiences can also be crucial. During puberty we'll make the connections and develop the mindset we'll have as adults. Edi explores what can be done to encourage a positive mindset in our teenagers and challenges some of the cliches around teenage behaviour.