Book: “Smart and Scattered Teens”

by Richard Guare, PhD., Peg Dawson, EdD., Colin Guare (2013)


Book: “The Teenage Brain” 

by Frances E. Jensen and Amy Ellis Nutt    (2015)


Book: “The Brain’s Way of Healing”

by Norman Doidge, MD  (2016)


Book: “The Brain that Changes Itself"

by Norman Doidge, MD  (2007)


Book: “Brainstorm”

 by Daniel J. Siegel, MD  (2013)


Article: Why Teens Should Understand Their Own Brains (And Why Their Teachers Should, Too!)

Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, a professor of cognitive neuroscience at University College London, has a new book, Inventing Ourselves, The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain — where she dives into the research and the science — and offers insights into how young adults are thinking, problem-solving and learning.

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