Childhood & Adolescence

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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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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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Answer kids' tough neuroscience questions with this resource vetted by children.
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Learn tips for helping students in a way that's founded in science.
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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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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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