Childhood & Adolescence

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It’s not just hormones that explain teen behavior. Environment and social interaction play a role, too.
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Learn tips for helping students in a way that's founded in science.
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Learn some tips and techniques for engaging children in the classroom.
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Teens’ nocturnal lifestyles are more than a personal preference — dramatic hormonal changes during puberty alter the brain circuits that regulate sleep.
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Read more to discover the cognitive benefits of play in early childhood.
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Learn more about the ever-changing brains of teenagers.
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Learn about the benefits of water play for young children.
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The neurological consequences of teenage alcohol abuse can last well beyond the teen years and into adulthood.
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