Stress On The Teenage Brain!! By Amy Brittain
What Stresses The Teenage Brain? • For the first time scientists have identified a hormone that switches from soothing to stressful during puberty. • Teenagers have a lot of stress and peer pressure of what to wear, how to dress even how to do there hair. • Teens do not think of the consequences of how any actions will make them or other people feel.
How Emotions Stress Out Teenagers? • Emotions and memory are chemically based. A change in chemistry can change an emotion, and the chemical state can last for a long time beyond the initial change.
How Do You Know When Your Stressed Out Mildly? • Maybe your stomach hurts the night before something important like a test is happening the next morning. • Your heart might race or you get butterflies in your stomach when you have to give a speech to the class. • You could get sweaty palms if you meet new people or scared of something.
How Do You Know If Your Really Stressed Out? • Moving to a new school. • Moving to a new town. • Or failing a class in school. • These situations can give you a negative effect causing difficultly sleeping or you could even get depression from it all happening to you even at once.-
When Stress Might Be Able To Motivate Teenagers? • You could perform much better in a running race. • Or even doing some sort of play. • Even working really hard to finish an assignment or project. • Stress can effect different stuff in teenagers even your emotional, mental and physical health.
Bibliography • http://neurons.wordpress.com/tag/teenage-brain/ • http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/teenbrain/interviews/galinsky.html • http://neurons.wordpress.com/tag/teenage-brain/ • http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/teenbrain/interviews/galinsky.html