CARTA: Mind Reading: Human Origins and Theory of Mind: Sarah-Jayne Blakemore: The Social Brain in Adolescence

12/20/2013; 21 minutes

Sarah-Jayne Blakemore (Univ College London) discusses how the social brain, that is, the network of brain regions involved in understanding others, develops during adolescence. Adolescence is a time characterized by change – hormonally, physically, psychologically and socially. Yet until fairly recently, this period of life was neglected by neuroscience. Recorded on 10/18/2013. (#26078)

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