‘The mysterious workings of the adolescent brain’ TED talk

Secondary

Cognitive neuroscientist Sarah-Jayne Blakemore discusses how typically "teenage" behavior is caused by the growing and developing brain.

Why do teenagers seem so much more impulsive than grown-ups? Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, Professor of Psychology at the University of Cambridge, explains the brain development that occurs in teenagers and how this effects their behaviour.

This video could be used as a CPD or staff development resource for any staff members involved in supporting or teaching young people aged around 10 and up.

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