Childhood & Adolescence

image of teenagers on stoop
It’s not just hormones that explain teen behavior. Environment and social interaction play a role, too.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
In this lesson by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, students learn how alcohol affects different parts of the brain, which in turn affects behavior.
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
This web-resource by the University of Utah considers the effects of genetics, environment, and behavior in an attempt to unravel the complexities of the addicted brain.
  • University of Utah
What's going on inside the teenage brain? This Frontline television special explores how science may unlock answers to that question.
  • PBS
The changes taking place in the adolescent brain lead to increased vulnerability to drug abuse and may also contribute to the emergence of psychiatric disorders.
  • BrainFacts/SfN

3D Brain

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