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Science Explains The Angsty Teenage Brain

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Parents, don't blame your teens for being angsty—blame their brains. Until recently, scientists believed the brain was finished developing by the time kids reached kindergarten age. In reality, the brain undergoes massive changes just as puberty rolls in. The brain of a teen is literally just finishing up being built.

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. Scientists used to think the brain was finished developing by the time kindergarten began. 00:26

  2. Adolescence is an especially crucial time to absorb knowledge by learning a language, instrument, special skill and more. 05:29

  3. The science behind teenage attitudes: 06:29

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