Q&A with Dr. Frances Jensen
Dr. Frances Jensen, neuroscientist and author of The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults, talked about the study of the human brain, the development of adolescents, and the reasons behind many of the behaviors parents and others see during the teenage years. She also spoke about raising two teenage sons as a single mother, and addressed the issue of alcohol and drug abuse in teens. In addition, she spoke about stress and its relation to mental illness, concussions, and the effects of the “digital invasion of the teenage brain.” close
People in this video
Frances Jensen M.D. Chair University of Pennsylvania->Neurology Department
Brian Lamb Host C-SPAN
Your purchase helps support C-SPAN
Click here to learn how
C-SPAN.org offers links to books featured on the C-SPAN networks to make it simpler for viewers to purchase them. C-SPAN has agreements with retailers that share a small percentage of your purchase price with our network. For example, as an Amazon Associate, C-SPAN earns money from your qualifying purchases. However, C-SPAN only receives this revenue if your book purchase is made using the links on this page.
Any revenue realized from this program goes into a general account to help fund C-SPAN operations.
Please note that questions regarding fulfillment, customer service, privacy policies, or issues relating to your book orders should be directed to the Webmaster or administrator of the specific bookseller's site and are their sole responsibility.
Mental Health Research at the National Institutes of Health
Dr. Thomas Insel talked about advances in mental health research and treatment. Topics included the disparity between the treatment of…
President Obama Remarks at Mental Health Conference
President Obama made opening remarks the National Conference on Mental Health.*In his remarks he called on Americans to…
Weekly Republican Address
Representative Tim Murphy (R-PA) delivered the weekly Republican address on Thursday, December 22, 2016. He talked…
State of Mental Health Care System
Federal, state, and local mental health officials testified on weaknesses in the mental health care system, with a…
User Created Clips from This Video