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The teen brain: Mysteries and misconceptions

September 13, 2023

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Ethicists and Social Scientists
Science Communicators

A conversation about the teenage brain’s strengths and vulnerabilities, how adults can support teenagers with mental health issues, and how teens can help one another.


  • BJ Casey, Neuroscientist, Barnard College-Columbia University
  • Diana Chao, Mental Health Activist and Founder of Letters to Strangers

Moderated by Emily Underwood, Science Content Producer, Knowable Magazine

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About: This event is part of an ongoing series of live events and science journalism from Knowable Magazine and Annual Reviews, a nonprofit publisher dedicated to synthesizing and integrating knowledge for the progress of science and the benefit of society. “The baby brain: Learning in leaps in bounds” is supported by a grant from the Dana Foundation. a private philanthropic organization dedicated to advancing neuroscience and society.


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