The Brain with David Eagleman

Episode 2 | Stressed Teens

Clip: Episode 2 | 3m 16s

An experiment in a shop window demonstrates why teens feel far more self-conscious than adults in the same situation. The activity in the teenager’s medial prefrontal cortex plays an important role in how young adults perceive themselves.

Aired: 10/21/15

Rating: TV-PG

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