Inside The Mind of Teens and Tweens


A program for teachers, parents, guardians, counselors and anyone who is regularly baffled by the process of trying to raise, teach, reach, coach or manage teens and tweens. The teen mind is different from the adult mind and Dr. Regina Lamourelle and her guests bring you the latest insights in neuroscience to help you make sense of adolescents.


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Title: 15 Ways to Help Teens and Tweens Adjust to Going Back-to-School

Stop Texting and Go to Sleep!

September 28th, 2010

Most teens do not get enough sleep. According to the National Sleep foundation one study found that only 15% reported sleeping 8 1/2 hours on school nights.… Go to Episode

Teen Thinking: Rich Minds, Poor Minds

October 8th, 2010

Eric Jensen argues that the minds and mindset of poor kids and rich kids are very different in four fundamental ways -- processing skills, short term… Go to Episode

Inside the Mind of Violent Teens

October 25th, 2010

Why do seemingly "normal" teens suddenly turn aggressive, violent and commit unthinkable crimes? What can we tell from neuroscience about brain development… Go to Episode

Why Teens Do Dumb, Crazy, Risky Things

November 2nd, 2010

Yes, teens are crazy, but according to our guests, they are crazy by design. Dumb, crazy, risky teen behavior is all part of the developmental process.… Go to Episode