Laurence Steinberg, professor of psychology at Temple University, joins Kerri at 9:06 to discuss the teenage brain and rethinking how we punish juvenile offenders based on his research into neural development.
Even an ordinary, non-criminal teenager has raging gray matter. One of the experts in the Frontline special Inside the Teenage Brain. says, “In many ways, it is the most tumultuous time of brain development since coming out of the womb.”
What has your experience been with the teenage brain? How did your behavior or your child’s behavior change in adolescence?
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