Jeannie Von Stultz, PhD, psychologist and Director of Mental Health Services for Bexar County Juvenile Probation, explains how and why adolescents think differently. For this 3-part series, Dr. Von Stultz discusses the following:
- Emotional recognition
- Development of physiological, emotional and cognitive brain centers
- Brain growth spurts
- White vs. grey matter
- Executive functioning
- How brain development affects behavior and decision-making
- Challenges to development (e.g., trauma, mental health, substance use)
- Building resiliency
This recording is from a community presentation Clarity Child Guidance Center hosted on April 22, 2010.
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