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Three facts about teenage brains all neuroscientists agree on.

Three facts about teenage brains all neuroscientists agree on.

The three facts about the teenage brain scholars can agree on 1. Brain structures continue to change between childhood and adulthood. Grey matter volume peaks at puberty then declines throughout adolescence and into the twenties. White matter volume increases throughout childhood, adolescence and into adulthood. 2. Girls’ brains mature slightly faster than boys’. But boys… Continue Reading

Growing resilient children. 10 neuroscience facts all parents and teachers should know.

Growing resilient children. 10 neuroscience facts all parents and teachers should know.

By Mariana Rickmann PhD. What do parents who also happen to be scientists (like me) do when faced with a subject they know nothing about but affects their lives directly? We research! However, I found very little information about early child development that was evidence-based enough to satisfy me, and at the same time simple and… Continue Reading

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