Friday, March 28, 2014

Authors at Google: Dan Siegel - The Adolescent Brain and the Essence of Life


Dr. Dan Siegel stopped by Google earlier this month to talk about his newest book, Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain (2013). Here is a synopsis of the book:
Between the ages of 12 and 24, the brain changes in important, and oftentimes maddening, ways. It’s no wonder that many parents approach their child’s adolescence with fear and trepidation. According to renowned neuropsychiatrist Daniel Siegel's New York Times bestseller Brainstorm, if parents and teens can work together to form a deeper understanding of the brain science behind all the tumult, they will be able to turn conflict into connection and form a deeper understanding of one another.
In Brainstorm, Siegel illuminates how brain development impacts teenagers’ behavior and relationships. Drawing on important new research in the field of interpersonal neurobiology, he explores exciting ways in which understanding how the teenage brain functions can help parents make what is in fact an incredibly positive period of growth, change, and experimentation in their children’s lives less lonely and distressing on both sides of the generational divide.

Brainstorm is a New York Times bestseller and current nominee for a Books for a Better Life award.
Enjoy the talk!

Dan Siegel - The Adolescent Brain and the Essence of Life

Published on Mar 27, 2014


Dan Siegel visited Google LA to discuss his book "Brainstorm - The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain." This talk took place on March 10, 2014.
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