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New discoveries about adolescent brain development provide insights about teens and risky behaviors as well as new ideas and tips
on what parents can say and do when talking with their teens about the risks of drugs and alcohol.

Is My Teen’s Attitude and Behavior Normal?

From mood swings to risk taking, “normal teenage behavior” can appear to be anything-but-normal to parents and other bystanders. However, new research reveals that patterns of brain development during these formative years play a significant role in shaping your teen’s personality and actions.

You’ve come to the right place if you’re one of the millions of parents who have ever wondered:

  • “Who is this kid?”
  • “Why does my teen do that?”
  • ”What can I do?”

Through the use of video, interactive segments, scenario-based role-playing experiences, and practical advice from experts, A Parent’s Guide to the Teen Brain explores the science behind teenage brain development and how it shapes normal teenage attitude and behavior. Find tools and tips – all designed to help you connect with your teen. Gain insights into teen brain development and apply your new knowledge of normal teenage behavior to real life.

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