Photogprah of a scared teen driving with an adult is in the passenger's seat
Shedding light on a period of chaos and character-building, neuroscientists are framing the teen brain to help support this critical period in development.
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Answer kids' tough neuroscience questions with this resource vetted by children.
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Optic vesicles grow into an empty pathway where the brain lays wiring that becomes the optic nerve.
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Let’s revisit the developing teen brain to understand the changes occurring during this critical time.
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Learn how to help your students improve their executive function skills!
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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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A growing body of research now shows that poverty changes the way children’s brains develop, shrinking parts of the brain essential for memory, planning, and decision-making.
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The risks of antidepressants during pregnancy are minimal — and they pale in comparison to the risks of not treating depression.
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The brain’s impressive capacity to adapt and remodel itself peaks in childhood.
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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 first months and years of life mark the most rapid periods of growth and development for the human brain.
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The neural connections that develop during infancy and childhood can have lasting effects on learning and health.
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Getting to the right place so the brain can work properly is the ultimate challenge for any neuron, but motor neurons have it especially tough.
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3D Brain

An interactive brain map that you can rotate in a three-dimensional space.