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Healthy Adolescent Brain Development

 
The human brain is a mystery, an unknowable enigma that no mere mortal could ever hope to comprehend in a million years. Right? Well, eh, not really. You might be surprised to know that experts have a pretty good grasp about how the brain evolves during adolescence.
 
One of those experts is Dr. Susan Tapert, a neuroscience researcher, professor, and Associate Vice Chair of Academic Affairs at the University of California, San Diego.
 
In this Mindful Moments topical video from Winward Academy, Dr. Tapert explains what type of outside influences may positively impact the brain’s development during the critical teen years.
 
Getting a good night’s sleep? Yep. Practicing good nutrition? Naturally. Engaging in challenging and intellectual activities? Absolutely.
Dr. Tapert’s Thoughts on Healthy Adolescent Brain Development
Feel free to check out our other Mindful Moments topical videos.

Do you like what you’ve read or watched from Dr. Tapert? Please click the links to share with friends who would also enjoy learning about adolescent brain development.

 

 

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Mike Krumboltz

Mike Krumboltz is a journalist who also writes fiction. He holds an MFA in creative writing and lives in Oakland with his wife and daughters.

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