The Teenage Brain.....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YHtcINPkjM

Introduction

Until recently, it was thought that human brain development was all over by early childhood but research in the last decade has shown that the adolescent brain is still changing into early adulthood. This programme delves inside the teenage brain, hears from an expert and teaches some useful vocabulary along the way to stretch your own brain!

This week's question

There have always been teenagers, but when was the word ‘teenager’ first used to refer to the 13 – 19 age group? Was it:
a) the 1920s b) the 1930s c) the 1950s
Listen to the programme to find out the answer.

Vocabulary

adolescence the period in someone’s life when they are developing from a child to an adult
papers published scientific research
dogma a set of beliefs that are strongly held and which are not challenged
prefrontal cortex an important part of the brain involved in many complex mental actions like planning and personality
cognitive tasks mental activities that we consciously have to think about like making plans and taking decisions
adolescent the adjective to describe behaviour of someone who is in adolescence. Also, the noun for someone who is in adolescence
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My name is Lindsay. I live in Scotland, near the Capital City of Edinburgh, in the United Kingdom. I am a fully qualified TEFL Teacher, teaching for over 25 years all over the UK. Teaching Online with Russian companies to Chinese, to British / Irish organisations. I graduated from Edinburgh Napier University in Masters in Business and Quality Excellence, I also have a 2:1 Honours Degree in Business and Marketing, and numerous teaching qualifications and Business related Qualification in industry. I work with children and adults, teaching many different types of subjects to support and delivery learning, online organisations and at Summer Language Schools at University in Scotland. I deliver IT courses, Business Course and cover many subjects that my students want to discuss, some are examined. I have a Masters TEFL, and worked with students from Italy, Romania, China, Russia, Ukraine, Italians and Spain. My hobbies, are teaching swimming, playing with my French Bulldog, my attention is my 14 year old daughter and countryside walks. I am an artistic person, who loves nature, art and history. Saving our planet for our children. I have a clearly spoken accent which is very easy to understand. I teach at all levels, from primary learners through to University and adults. Business language, fun and general English, work requirements interpretation and translation into English, I can help you. Hope to hear you real soon, Best regards Lindsay
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My name is Lindsay. I live in Scotland, near the Capital City of Edinburgh, in the United Kingdom. I am a fully qualified TEFL Teacher, teaching for over 25 years all over the UK. Teaching Online with Russian companies to Chinese, to British / Irish organisations. I graduated from Edinburgh Napier University in Masters in Business and Quality Excellence, I also have a 2:1 Honours Degree in Business and Marketing, and numerous teaching qualifications and Business related Qualification in industry. I work with children and adults, teaching many different types of subjects to support and delivery learning, online organisations and at Summer Language Schools at University in Scotland. I deliver IT courses, Business Course and cover many subjects that my students want to discuss, some are examined. I have a Masters TEFL, and worked with students from Italy, Romania, China, Russia, Ukraine, Italians and Spain. My hobbies, are teaching swimming, playing with my French Bulldog, my attention is my 14 year old daughter and countryside walks. I am an artistic person, who loves nature, art and history. Saving our planet for our children. I have a clearly spoken accent which is very easy to understand. I teach at all levels, from primary learners through to University and adults. Business language, fun and general English, work requirements interpretation and translation into English, I can help you. Hope to hear you real soon, Best regards Lindsay
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