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Understanding the Teenage Brain

This workshop shows parents how to help teenagers use their brain effectively. By better understanding how the teenage brain works and the challenges they face, they will be better able to support them. This workshop looks at 5 key areas: Multi-tasking, Memory, Sleep, Organisation and Management of Stress.

KEY MESSAGES
MULTI-TASKING
  • Why multi-tasking is so hard
  • How teenagers can be efficient and effective with their time
MEMORY
  • The brain’s limitations when remembering lots of information
  • How to improve memory: writing, simplifying, chunking, acronyms
SLEEP
  • Why people struggle to get enough sleep
  • How to avoid the 9 common sleep mistakes
  • The psychological consequences of not getting enough sleep
ORGANISATION
  • How teenagers can reduce procrastination
  • The conscious brain has a limited amount of mental energy
MANAGING STRESS
  • Why teenagers struggle to read emotions effectively
  • If in doubt, teenagers often assume a worst case scenario
  • How to manage and handle stressful situations

HELPS PARENTS

  • Understand the teenage brain
  • Guide their teenagers through the school years
  • Make better decisions under pressure
  • With useful tips