April 19, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Gaming the Teenage Brain: Q&A With Social Scientist Laurence Steinberg

Laurence Steinberg says that adolescence can extend from 10 to 25, and that “brain plasticity” lends teens vulnerability to harm—along with a unique opportunity to thrive and learn. SLJ talked to Steinberg about how educators can take advantage of this.

This article was published in School Library Journal's November 2015 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.