|Understanding and rehabilitating the teen brain
Schools & Kids, posted by Editor, Palo Alto Online, on Jun 11, 2012 at 4:33 pm
It is 1:30 in the morning. A faint glow emanates from the slightly ajar door of a bedroom. The mother of a 16-year- old opens the door and flicks on the lights.
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Posted by Paly parent, a member of the Palo Alto High School community, on Jun 11, 2012 at 4:33 pm
Very nice and well written op ed. Good thoughts to ponder. Shame it didn't make it on the online version!
Posted by Sharon, a resident of the Midtown neighborhood, on Jun 11, 2012 at 4:44 pm
The Military has lots of experience in dealing with " the teen brain"
as lives depend upon the right approach which involves
Lots of exercise
Personal and group challenges to build cohesion, personal honor, resilience and self discipline
Teens also needs lots of sleep and "a lights out" on school nights of 10 pm.
Posted by J.J., a resident of the Midtown neighborhood, on Jun 11, 2012 at 6:01 pm
Great essay! It is both informative scientifically, and persuasive in promoting healthy habits. Keep Was this student in 6th, 7th or 8th when they wrote this piece?
Whatever your age, keep up the good work!