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The teenage brain : a neuroscientist's survival guide to raising adolescents and young adults
Title:
The teenage brain : a neuroscientist's survival guide to raising adolescents and young adults
ISBN:
9780062067845
Physical Description:
xvii, 358 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents:
Being teen -- Entering the teen years -- Building a brain -- Under the microscope -- Learning : a job for the teen brain -- Sleep -- Taking risks -- Tobacco -- Alcohol -- Pot -- Hard-core drugs -- Stress -- Mental illness -- The digital invasion of the teenage brain -- Gender matters -- Sports and concussions -- Crime and punishment -- Beyond adolescence : it's not over yet -- Final thoughts.
Abstract:
"Jensen [examines] the brains of teenagers, dispelling myths and offering practical advice for teens, parents, and teachers"-- Provided by publisher.
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Format:
Book
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]

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