Sleep is an extremely important – and quite underestimated – part of a good and healthy life. This is indeed the case for teenagers and adolescents, whos brains are under dramatic reconstruction. Bad sleep in teenagers and young adults is associated with a lot of mental, physical and social problems. Unfortunately, the proportion of young […]
The adolescence period (from the onset of puberty until the mid 20’ies) is the most formative periode of life – and the brain is shaped by what it is being used for. In this animation, I try to explain how this is taking place. Scientific references in the end of the film.
The brain is changing a lot during adolescence to shape itself for future needs. A lot is happening on the molecular, cellular, structural and functional level. Teenagers can seem to have lost their head sometimes, but what is going on is actually logic and needed. They are working hard to morph their brain into an […]