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A world of their own : the teenage brain

Author: Michael PenlandBlair BrownDavid GrubinPBS Home Video.David Grubin Productions.All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, [2002], ©2001.
Series: Secret life of the brain, episode 3.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Third in a five-part series that presents recent research on the brain. In this episode, research has shown that during puberty, when the brain begins teeming with hormones, the pre-frontal cortex, the center of reasoning and impulse control, is still a work in progress. Discusses the problems of the adolescent brain and also special risks, including addictive drugs or alcohol, with emphasis on the chaos of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Penland; Blair Brown; David Grubin; PBS Home Video.; David Grubin Productions.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
ISBN: 0780637844 9780780637849 0780637879 9780780637870
OCLC Number: 49684119
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Produced by David Grubin Productions in association with Thirteen/WNET New York.
Videocassette version of a PBS television program.
Companion book: The secret life of the brain / Richard Restak. Washington, D.C. : Joseph Henry Press, c2001.
Credits: Executive producer, David Grubin ; director of photography, Gregory Andracke ; editor, Nobuko Oganesoff ; music, Michael Bacon.
Performer(s): Narrator, Blair Brown.
Description: 1 videocassette (57 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Secret life of the brain, episode 3.
Other Titles: Teenage brain : a world of their own
Responsibility: written & produced by Michael Penland.

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Third in a five-part series that presents recent research on the brain. In this episode, research has shown that during puberty, when the brain begins teeming with hormones, the pre-frontal cortex, the center of reasoning and impulse control, is still a work in progress. Discusses the problems of the adolescent brain and also special risks, including addictive drugs or alcohol, with emphasis on the chaos of schizophrenia and research that is being done to understand and alleviate it.

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