[PDF/EPUB] The Teenage Brain A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults by Frances E. Jensen

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An internationally respected neurologist offers a revolutionary look at the brains of adolescents providing surprising insights including why smart kids often do stupid things and practical advice for adults and teensIn this groundbreaking accessible book Dr Frances E Jensen a mother teacher researcher and internationally known expert in neurology introduces us to the mystery and magic of the teen brain One of the first books to focus exclusively on the neurological development of adolescents The Teenage Brain presents new findings dispels widespread myths and This is a book about trying to understand adolescent behavior by learning about adolescent brain development She cites a number of studies and includes anecdotes from her life as well as her acuaintances It began with a general overview about how brains develop in the adolescent years and how teen brains are very different from adult brains Then she dove into a DARE esue portion where she gave as many reasons as she could why drug use is a terrible idea for teens Super interesting if not obviously biased understandably If you re into brain chemistry then you will enjoy t

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The Teenage Brain A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults

Has been shown to cause lingering memory problems and long term use can affect later adulthood I Multi tasking causes divided attention and can reduce learning ability Emotionally stressful situations in adolescence can have permanent effects on mental health and may lead to higher risk for certain neuropsychiatric disorders such as depressionRigorous yet accessible warm yet direct The Teenage Brain sheds new light on young adults and provides practical suggestions for how parents schools and even the legal system can better help them during this crucial peri I skimmed this so you can take my review with a grain of salt However I can say that it really seemed the author does not understand the difference between correlation and causality Also while she shares plenty of horror stories and plenty of desperate letters that parents send to her she has very few solutions or advice other than talk to your children I was going that anyway thanks very much

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Provides practical suggestions for negotiating this difficult and dynamic life stage for both adults and adolescentsInterweaving easy to follow scientific data with anecdotes drawn from her experiences as a parent clinician and public speaker Dr Jensen explores adolescent brain functioning and development including learning and memory and investigates the impact of influences such as drugs multitasking sleep and stress The Teenage Brain reveals how Adolescents may not be as resilient to the effects of drugs as we previously thought Occasional use of marijuana I heard about this up to date book about development and neuroscience of the adolescent brain on a radio interview I would recommend the book because the research data is current and relevant and thought provoking but I found that the book was repetitive links to the frontal lobe not yet developed and provided too much case study about the primary author s own family The book first provides an overview of brain biology and physiology and is then well organized into chapters about topics such as sleep drugs and crime including references to relevant news stories The adoles


10 thoughts on “The Teenage Brain A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults

  1. says:

    I read this because I teach 7th grade and I'm teaching a research writing unit on brain development so unlike my few other 1 star reviews I actually read the whole thingI'll paraphrase each chapter for you My chil

  2. says:

    This is a book about trying to understand adolescent behavior by learning about adolescent brain development She cites a number of studies and includes anecdotes from her life as well as her acuaintances' It began with a general overview about how brains develop in the adolescent years and how teen brains are ver

  3. says:

    I'm a teacher switching grade levels so I found this uite helpful especially since I am a newcomer to much of the material I found her

  4. says:

    I tried I did I just couldn't Jensen knows a lot about Neuroscience I believe her on that one But I'm really concerned whether she actually paid attention to what she wrote here or whether she andor her ghostwriter if she had one just summarized statistics from a powerpointIt's a pity because this could have been a really useful interesting book about how our brains function and how they function on adolescenc

  5. says:

    The uestion of whether my 14 year old son was a narcissistic pathological liar or was just experiencing immature teenage brain syndrome was running rampant through my mind as I wandered through Barnes and Noble last week when this

  6. says:

    I heard about this up to date book about development and neuroscience of the adolescent brain on a radio interview I would recommend the book because the research data is current and relevant and thought provoki

  7. says:

    Obviously every chapter in this book could have it's own book but the author pulls out just enough information on each topic to be helpful to parents and share some interesting anecdotal stories to illustrate the

  8. says:

    Completely terrifying The author clearly details teens' increased susceptibility to tobacco alcohol marijuana hard core drugs stress

  9. says:

    I skimmed this so you can take my review with a grain of salt However I can say that it really seemed the author does not understand the difference between correlation and causality Also while she shares plenty of horror stories and plenty of desperate letters that parents send to her she has very few solutions or advic

  10. says:

    The Teenage Brain gave a broad picture of brain development during adolescents and young adults As a parent I find this book useful to a certain degree Different brain regions have different development schedule A human brain is not fully wired until mid twenties Prefrontal cortex is the last developed region