The Amazing Teen Brain

4/11/2017; 19 minutes

UC San Diego adolescent psychiatrist Jay Giedd provides a fascinating explanation of why the teen brain is truly amazing, explaining how the critical period of neurological development during adolescence creates both challenges and opportunities, as well as showing how a deeper understanding of this development will provide insights into better interventions for mental illnesses. Recorded on 12/02/2016. (#31762)

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