Showing results by author "Sarah-Jayne Blakemore"

Categories

All Categories

2 results
Sort by
    • Inventing Ourselves

    • By: Sarah-Jayne Blakemore
    • Narrated by: Sarah Borges
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, one of the world's leading researchers into adolescent neurology, explains precisely what is going on in the complex and fascinating brains of teenagers - namely that the brain goes on developing and changing right through adolescence - with profound implications for the adults these young people will become. 

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Inventing Ourselves

    • The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain
    • By: Sarah-Jayne Blakemore
    • Narrated by: Sarah Borges
    • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Until very recently, scientists believed our brains were fully developed in childhood. Now, thanks to imaging technology, we know that the brain goes on developing and changing right through adolescence into adulthood. So, what makes the adolescent brain different? Why does an easy child become a challenging teenager? And why is it that many mental illnesses begin during these formative years? Drawing upon her cutting-edge research, award-winning neuroscientist Sarah-Jayne Blakemore explains how adolescence is fundamental to how we invent ourselves.

    Regular price: $18.54