The Adolescent Brain


Links to helpful external content

​The Amazing Adolescent Brain

Ted Talk: They mysterious workings of the adolescent brain with Sarah Jane Blakemore.

For those who REALLY want to learn a LOT more about the adolescent brain, check out the workshop by Amy Fortney Parks.

Picture of the teenage brain​

Judgement last to develop, National Institute of Mental Health

The Adolescent Brain at Risk for Substance Use Disorders​

8 Key Executive Functions​

YouTube video on the brain and addiction

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