The dramatic changes that take place in the brain during puberty, as it is rewired for adulthood.
- Puberty is driven by chemicals in the blood, called hormones.
- Hormones are dispatched by a region in the brain called the hypothalamus.
- The brain undergoes major reconstruction during puberty.
- The changes that occur during puberty ultimately produce a more complex, adult brain.
Our brains continue to develop throughout our childhood until something momentous happens – Puberty.
The change from child to teenager has a dramatic effect on our brain.
It undergoes enormous upheaval as it rewires for adulthood.
The brain is both in control, and is also affected itself by, the rollercoaster ride of puberty.
And it's ...
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