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Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain


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Author:
Daniel J. Siegel, M.D.
Copyright:
2015
Publication Date:
Aug 04, 2015
Publisher:
Tarcher
Product Code:
SAM084020
ISBN13:
978-0399168833
Format:
Paperback
Number of Pages:
352
Media Type:
Books


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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, however, 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.

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Daniel J. Siegel, M.D.,?is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and completed his postgraduate medical education at UCLA with training in pediatrics and child, adolescent, and adult psychiatry. He is currently a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, founding co-director of UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center, founding co-investigator at the UCLA Center for Culture, Brain and Development, and executive director of the Mindsight Institute, an educational center devoted to promoting insight, compassion, and empathy in individuals, families, institutions, and communities.

Dr. Siegel’s psychotherapy practice spans thirty years, and he has published extensively for the professional audience. He serves as the Founding Editor for the Norton Professional Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology which includes over 70 textbooks. Dr. Siegel’s books include?his five New York Times bestsellers:?Aware: The science and practice of presence; Brainstorm:?The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain,?Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human, and two books with Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.:?The Whole-Brain Child?and?No-Drama Discipline. His other books include:?The Power of Showing Up also with Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D., The Developing Mind, The Pocket Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology, Mindsight, The Mindful Brain,?The Mindful Therapist, Parenting from the Inside Out (with Mary Hartzell, M.Ed.), The Yes Brain?(also with Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D). He has been invited to lecture for the King of Thailand, Pope John Paul II, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Google University, and TEDx.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. Daniel J. Siegel is the executive director of the Mindsight Institute.  He is an author for W.W. Norton publishing and receives royalties.  He is an author for Bantam publishing and receives royalties.  He is an author for Guilford Press and receives royalties.  He is an author for Tarcher/Penguin and receives royalties.  He is an author for Random House and receives royalties.  He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. 

Non-financial:  Dr. Daniel J Siegel is a clinical professor at UCLA School of Medicine. He does not receive compensation.


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