The owner"s manual for driving your adolescent brain by JoAnn M. Deak

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Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Brain,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Puberty,
  • Adolescence

About the Edition

Think you know everything about your brain? Think again! In this exciting follow-up to Your Fantastic Elastic Brain, you?ll get the goods on glia and the news about neurons, presented in a fun and engaging format. Hang on to your hemispheres, and prepare to have your mind boggled as you learn about the workings of the brain in its second decade.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (page 67) and index.

Book details

Statementby JoAnn Deak, Ph.D. and Terrence Deak, Ph.D. ; illustrated by Freya Harrison
ContributionsDeak, Terrence, author, Harrison, Freya, illustrator
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQP363.5 .D43 2013
The Physical Object
Pagination71 pages
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27155672M
ISBN 101939775027
ISBN 109781939775023
OCLC/WorldCa837957812

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The Owner’s Manual for Driving Your Adolescent Brain attempts to distill the basics of developmental neuroscience into digestible tidbits for curious teenagers.

While the concept and layout of the book are appropriate, this is a text to be studied in consultation with a Special Education, Family Studies or Psychology teacher rather than an.

Introduction: Drivers' Ed for your adolescent brain --From your head to your toes --Your growing brain --Adapting to you adolescent brain --The power of protection --Train your brain --Conclusion: Your brain is amazing, and so are you.

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One of your jobs is to decide between the good risks and the bad risks, but to an adolescent brain they can look the same. This is because the pre-frontal cortex, the part of the brain that is able to think about consequences and calm an overly emotional reaction, isn’t fully able to be involved the decision.

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40 normal adolescent brain: prefrontal cortex pruning. Inside the teenage brain. Adolescence is a time of significant growth and development inside the teenage brain. The main change is that unused connections in the thinking and processing part of your child’s brain (called the grey matter) are ‘pruned’ away.

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The Prefrontal Cortex and Teen Brain Development. The brain develops in a back-to-front pattern. Hence, prefrontal cortex development is the last part of the brain maturation process. As a result, teen brain development is not yet complete.

Lack of frontal lobe maturity catalyzes a variety of teen behaviors. While a teen driver may still acknowledge the overall risk, even after acquiring months of experience, he or she perceives a decline in the risk posed by any single driving trip.

The result is a teen who believes he or she can handle hazardous situations, is overconfident of his or her driving skills, and is decreasingly vigilant about safety. Some houses have 15 roads leading up to them, while others have just two. If the house with 15 roads is empty, it makes no sense to maintain those 15 roads.

That is essentially what your brain does during the adolescent years. It breaks down all the connections that are no longer necessary, making your brain more structured and efficient. With this foundation in place, I then explore how lessons from the science of adolescent brain development can help us do a better job as parents (chapter 7) and educators (chapter 8) to promote.

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During adolescence, the brain may lose 1 percent of its gray matter every year yet maintain the same volume because of a corresponding increase in the amount of white matter. The Adolescent Brain: Pedal to the Metal Without Suitable Brakes. Most pruning in adolescence takes place in the brain's frontal lobes, especially in the prefrontal cortex.

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What you can do. Because your teen’s emotional brain is large and in charge, you can model and teach the “name it to tame it” principle.

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