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Secrets of the teenage brain

Sheryl Feinstein

Secrets of the teenage brain

research-based strategies for reaching and teaching today"s adolescents

by Sheryl Feinstein

  • 216 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Corwin Press in Thousand Oaks, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Teenagers -- Education -- United States,
  • Adolescent psychology -- United States,
  • Learning,
  • Brain

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSheryl G. Feinstein.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB1737.U6 F418 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23230294M
    ISBN 109781412962667, 9781412962674
    LC Control Number2009019902

    They exhibit a daunting array of dangerous tendencies and characteristics: emotional swings, forgetfulness, and fondness of risk-taking. The science and research-based evidence is explained simply and in easy-to-understand terms with connections to teen behavior clearly established. Speaking as one parent to another, she offers support and a way for parents to understand and relate. In adolescence, the human brain is still a work in progress.

    Educators will enjoy discovering that there is a biological reason for the behaviors and attitudes that teens demonstrate. Photo: Getty Images 1. Readers can easily appreciate how the strategies described in the book link to the neuroscientific findings and research. She found that parents who grew up in very strict school environments may have a particularly short fuse when their own children defy them 'Those who grew up in regimes where there was no choice but to obey every rule without question tell me how difficult they find it when their own teenagers are stroppy with them because they were never given the space to behave like that. Why was her dad so good at building things? These changes are thought to be caused by important neurodevelopmental processes that enable the brain to be moulded and influenced by the environment.

    It is difficult to handle that, and one way of handling it is to mock them. Which, according to recent books on adolescence, there is…. While this re-arrangement is going on, decision-making is re-routed via the amygdala, a primal part of their brain which reacts instantaneously and emotionally to any perceived threat. It is an exciting time with the promise of substantially more new information for many years to come. But imagine how you would feel if you found your boss waiting at home for you every night to grill you on your performance. They will also appreciate the practical and down-to-earth suggestions to help students find school more appealing.


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Secrets of the teenage brain book

That's not only hugely important for educators to know, but it's also a powerful piece of information for kids to have. But it is, strangely, acceptable to mock and demonise teenagers. Compare all 2 sellers About This Item We aim to show you accurate product information.

Not all teenagers would find it helpful to know about their brains To what extent is this book written for teenagers as well as about them? Photo: Alamy 4. The neurological content coverage is based on very current functional MRI brain science that is being used and understood for the first time.

Why are they so uninterested in doing their homework, and how can I motivate them to study? FORGET about being a career coach By the time children hit the teen years, most parents are so panicked by the need for stellar exam results, we are on their case almost all of the time.

About For Books Secrets of the Teenage Brain: Research

This year, she and other CU researchers joined a landmark multi-center study that will follow 10, children from age nine for 10 years to explore precisely how their brain changes and what factors shape the change.

Another reason adolescence can be a vulnerable time is that the teenage brain is highly impressionable and excitable because it has so many synapses, and synapses grow by being excited and turned on. Worse still, it sends the message you think there is something fundamentally defective about your child, which can never be changed.

Take reassurance too from the fact they feel comfortable enough to test their boundaries with you. Driven by the assumption that brain growth was pretty much complete by the time a child began kindergarten, scientists believed for years that the adolescent brain was essentially an adult one—only with fewer miles on it.

Banich was hired at CU in in part because of her expertise in fMRI techniques, then relatively new. Organized around specific areas of adolescent development, Secrets of the Teenage Brain is packed with fresh instructional strategies that teachers can modify and adapt to various contexts.

In one study, published by the Journal of Personality, it was found that students whose love depended on how well they did were more likely to resent them when they grew to adulthood. It is for everyone. Over the last decade, however, the scientific community has learned that the teen years encompass vitally important stages of brain development.

But being armed with this information will make it easier for you to stay calm. Interweaving clear summary and analysis of research data with anecdotes drawn from her years as a parent, clinician, and public speaker, Dr.- Insights into the effects of technology on the brain - Strategies for approaching such issues as ADHD, steroid use, and aggression - An educator's book club guide, with discussion questions.

Enjoy reading and talking with your colleagues about how to understand and tap into the secrets of the teenage brain!Brand: Sheryl G Feinstein; Professor Eric Jensen.

When her sons entered adolescence, Dr. Frances Jensen, a neuroscientist, couldn’t help but wonder what was going on inside their heads. Your Teen talks with the author of The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults.

Cutting-edge research meets brain-friendly strategies for teaching adolescents!

Mysteries of the Teenage Brain

The revised and expanded edition of this hands-on guide helps unlock adolescent thinking and behavior by explaining the biological changes happening in the teenage bra. Rigorous yet accessible, warm yet direct, The Teenage Brain sheds new light on the brains—and behaviors—of adolescents and young adults, and analyzes this knowledge to share specific ways in which parents, educators, and even the legal system can help them navigate their way more smoothly into adulthood.

Buy Now! Secrets of the Teenage Brain book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Cutting-edge research meets brain-friendly strategies /5(6). Mar 25,  · Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, professor in cognitive neuroscience at University College London, is the author of a groundbreaking new book, Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain, in Author: Kate Kellaway.