Teen Brain Facts

Teen brains are a-ma-zing. (Yes, you try drawing the word out like that, too.) Did you know their brain develops through adolescence and doesn’t fully mature until their mid-20’s? That the brain is highly flexible and constantly taking in new information. That different parts of the brain grow at different rates? Enthusiasm is tied to emotion centers developing rapidly. (Decision-making centers develop later.) In fact, the brain adapts based on experience. Their drive for new experiences is about seeking knowledge. We can teach you how to nurture that brain so your kid has the most awesome skull on the block.

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About Melissa Ford

Melissa Ford is the senior strategist at Women Online. As a writer, she covers a diverse range of topics including education, health, technology, and parenting. She is also the mother of amazing twin teens.

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