Why Do They Act That Way? A Survival Guide to the Adolescent Brain For You and Your Teen

(B) 2004, Grades 7-College and Adult, Free Press Dr. David Walsh explains what happens to the human brain on the path from childhood to adolescence. The book provides the latest in scientific findings on why moodiness, quickness to anger and taking risks, miscommunication, fatigue, territoriality, and other familiar teenage behavior issues are so common. Parents can use the information to understand, communicate, and stay connected with their children. Also included are sample dialogues, behavioral contracts, and Parental Survival Kits that provide advice on issues such as curfew, disrespectful language and actions, and bullying.

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