Tweens and Teens! Think you know everything about your brain? Think again!
Your brain is in its second decade, and that means you have the opportunity to blaze your own trail by shaping your brain, building its strengths, and avoiding dangers with the decisions you make. Your brain is an amazing vehicle that will take you through every one of your life's experiences. Wouldn't it be good to have an owner's manual?
The Owner's Manual for Driving Your Adolescent Brain is packed with the goods on glia and the news about neurons, with a cool way to test your brain power and the scoop on how it's OK to make mistakesthey'll make you stronger, if you use them as an opportunity to learn. It's all about training your brain to help youbecome the very best version of yourself!
The exciting follow-up to Your Fantastic Elastic Brain, The Owner's Manual for Driving Your Adolescent Brain has won six awards: The Academics' Choice "Smart Book" Award; The PubWest Book Design Gold Award; The Mom's Choice Gold Award; The Moonbeam Silver Award, The Nautilus Silver Award; and The IBPA Benjamin Franklin Silver Award."
About the Author
Terrence Deak, Ph.D. is a Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience at Binghamton University in upstate New York, where he runs a highly active neuroscience laboratory. Dr. Deak and his wife, Molly, have 3 inquisitive boys (Wyatt, Owen, and Oscar) who are extremely interested in how their brains work, just like you. Together, they enjoy a plethora of outdoor activities, travel, and learning something new every day.
Freya Harrison began drawing as soon as she could hold a pencil (so her mum says). Since then she's graduated with a BA in Graphic and Media Design from University of the Arts, London and has been doodling pictures for books, magazines, festivals, and brands ever since. She works and lives in London amongst a small mountain of comics, records, and sharpies. Find Freya's work on the web at www.freyaillustration.co.uk.
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