The Learning Renaissance

Brain Development and Adolescent Growth Spurts



Although the specific neurological pathway to more effective learning is obscure, there is little doubt that secondary school education takes place against a neurological background of massive change in the brains and bodies of teenagers.

Judy Willis MD outlines some issues related to working with adolescents going through such radical changes: Brain Development and Adolescent Growth Spurts | Edutopia


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Dazed and confused much of the time but convinced we can, as a species, do much better than this if we set our minds to being much more positive and productive towards our fellow humans.

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