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Author Sisk, Cheryl L., author.

Title Coming of age : the neurobiology and psychobiology of puberty and adolescence / Cheryl L. Sisk, Russell D. Romeo
Published New York : Oxford University Press, [2020]
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Description 1 online resource (202 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction -- Puberty : it started with a little kiss... -- Remodeling the adolescent brain : what's in the tool box? -- Remodeling the adolescent brain : from local to global -- Executive function : what were you thinking? -- Puberty, hormones, and the social brain -- Stress and the adolescent brain : the perfect storm -- Drugs and the adolescent brain : eggs anyone? -- Puberty and adolescence in a life-span context
Summary Contemporary neuroscience has made remarkable strides in our understanding of the developing adolescent brain - an area of study previously reserved for developmental psychologists and paediatric endocrinologists. With an eye toward the history and future of the field, 'Coming of Age' takes a look at the research that brought about this paradigm shift. Current advances in neuroscience have changed the way we think about everything - from how drugs and stress influence adolescent development to how hormones cause differing developmental trajectories among females and males. Sisk and Romeo guide students and non-specialist researchers alike through the basic science of brain and behavioural development. Important social and ethical questions are raised including: Why does puberty continue to occur at a younger age? Why does teenage behaviour embrace risk and volatility?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on February 05, 2020)
Subject Adolescent psychology.
Neurosciences.
Psychology, Adolescent.
Adolescent psychology.
Neurosciences.
Form Electronic book
Author Romeo, Russell D., author.
ISBN 0190669063
0197507093
0199718180
9780190669065
9780197507094
9780199718184