Seattle Girls' School

News and happenings in education from the Head of School, Rafael del Castillo

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Your teen's brain is not "finished" just yet

There is much current research that helps explain why teen brains can be "so smart" while simultaneously making really poor decisions. It has much to do with the gray and white parts of the brain. Check this article out! An interesting perspective on presenting data to teens rather than lecturing from an adult perspective.

Link to Article

1 comment:

  1. This explains why I was such a knucklehead when I was a teenager...guess it will give me some compassion and understanding (hopefully) when I'm dealing with my own teenagers. Thanks, Rafael!