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Inside the Teenage Brain: Just whats going in there?  A look at how science may help explain the mysteries of the teen years.

From Zzzzzs to A's

Does a good night's sleep lead to better memory and grades?
Do Your Teens Seem Like Aliens?

Advice and online activities for parents, plus links to other resources.
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The Teen Brain is a Work in Progress

Neuroscientists and psychologists discuss their findings; overviews of recent research; and an interactive illustration of the brain.
What Can Science Tell Us />

The challenges of applying brain research to parenting and public policy, with a look at "the myth of the first three years."
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