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Understanding the Teenage Brain

From the Show: Healthy Children
Summary: Delve with us into the often misunderstood world of teenage brain development and an adolescents ability to managing extreme teenage emotions.
Air Date: 9/17/12
Duration: 10 Minutes
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Dr. Andrew Garner, MD
Andrew Garner resizedDr. Garner is a primary care pediatrician with University Hospitals Medical Practices in Westlake, OH. He is an Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the CWRU School of Medicine, and serves on the faculty of the Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital’s Center on Child Health and Policy. He is currently the Treasurer for the Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). At the national level, Dr. Garner sits on the AAP’s Committee on Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health as well as the newly formed Early Brain and Child Development Leadership Workgroup.

    Understanding the Teenage Brain
    Have you ever been yelling at your teenager and watch them shut down?  Teenagers have different electrical wiring then we do as adults. What parent doen't want to know whats going through their teenager's brain?  This amazing topic of the Adolescent Brain is a fascinating look into the often misunderstood world of teenage brain development.  Help your adolescent  to manage extreme emotions.
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