Inside the Teenage Brain

Video 5.6.1. Inside the Teenage Brain discusses brain changes during adolescence and how these developments impact thinking and behavior.

What are the two basic stages of brain development?

When is brain development the most dramatic?

How does this massive pruning impact learning?

How much sleep do teens need?

What happens when teens experience a sleep debt?

Why is sleep important for learning and memory?

Is there anything teens can do to get the sleep that they need and prevent sleep deficits?

Do teens process emotion differently?

True or False: Teens do not want to spend time with their parents and wish for parents to leave them alone.

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