Tuesday, November 6, 2012

The Mysterious Workings Of The Adolescent Brain

Here's the link to an intriguing 14 minute TED talk from Sarah-Jayne Blakemore on 'The mysterious workings of the adolescent brain.' You can download a transcript of the talk here.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for sharing this. Here's the money quote:
    "So what's sometimes seen as the problem with adolescents — heightened risk-taking, poor impulse control, self-consciousness — shouldn't be stigmatized. It actually reflects changes in the brain that provide an excellent opportunity for education and social development."