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These were the top neuroscience stories for the week of August 17, 2020.
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The maturing adolescent brain is at a critical period for growth, but also susceptible to depression and anxiety-related disorders. Researchers are investigating why.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of May 11, 2020.
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Let’s revisit the developing teen brain to understand the changes occurring during this critical time.
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Understanding how the developing brain grows, changes, and learns provides a fuller picture of how this complicated machine works.
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Environment and experiences in the teen years guide development of some of the human brain’s more complex functions.
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The neurological consequences of teenage alcohol abuse can last well beyond the teen years and into adulthood.
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Your brain changes as you grow, but what happens after the growth spurt? Neuroscientist Nick Spitzer debunks the myth that your brain is done maturing after the teen years.
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It’s not just hormones that explain teen behavior. Environment and social interaction play a role, too.
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In this lesson Scholastics passes along the knowledge that understanding how your brain works can help explain why you behave like you do.
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Can your teens tell the difference between their brain and an adult brain?
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With just a roll of the dice your students will learn about how every day choices can affect their brain development.
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