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Blame My Brain: The Amazing Teenage Brain Revealed

Written by Nicola Morgan

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Teenagers and their parents will find much to fascinate them in this updated edition of Nicola Morgan’s skilful, non-scientists explanation of the complex and specific science that makes teenagehood such a specific period of growing up.

New research has revealed even more about the workings of the brain and it appears that teenagers are wired somewhat differently. That’s especially true when it comes to sleep – as all parents of teens know well! It is also true in regard to the taking of risks and to the taking of stimulants.

Tests and quizzes and lots of illustrations support the scientific but jargon free text.

 

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Blame My Brain: The Amazing Teenage Brain Revealed Synopsis

During the teenage years the brain is undergoing its most radical and fundamental change since the age of two.

Nicola Morgan's carefully researched, accessible and humorous examination of the ups and downs of the teenage brain has chapters dealing with powerful emotions, the need for more sleep, the urge to take risks, the difference between genders and the reasons behind addiction or depression.

The revised edition of this classic book contains important new research, including information about the discovery of mirror neurons and their effect on the teenage brain.

It was shortlisted for the 2006 Royal Society's Aventis Prize for Science Books.

Blame My Brain: The Amazing Teenage Brain Revealed Press Reviews

I only wish that this book had been around when dealing with my own teenager's antisocial behaviour. TES

It is very rare that an author succeeds in writing a book for teenagers which is also a 'must read for their parents and teachers. The Scotsman

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ISBN: 9781406346930
Publication date: 02/05/2013
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781406346930
Publication date: 2nd May 2013
Author: Nicola Morgan
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 208 pages
Suitable for: 11+ readers, 13+ readers
Genres: For Parents, Personal Social Health Economic , Personal Social Health Economic
Recommendations: eBooks

About Nicola Morgan

Nicola Morgan is an international speaker and award-winning author for and about teenagers. She has written nearly 100 books, including novels such as Fleshmarket (currently being adapted for the London stage) and Mondays are Red, but in the last twelve years she has become increasingly well known for her passionate factual work on adolescence, with Blame My Brain - The Amazing Teenage Brain Revealed and The Teenage Guide to Stress being seminal titles for teenagers and the adults who work with and care about them. A former teacher and dyslexia specialist, Nicola now writes and speaks around the world on a ...

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