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TED-ED: Lessons worth sharing - TED Ed was launched on March 12 with a mission to highlight those who spread ideas the best -- teachers. TED has illicited the help of teachers, animators and lesson writers across the globe to collaborate in creating 10-minute, easily digestible and cleverly illustrated lessons. "Right now there's a gifted educator somewhere out there delivering a life-changing lesson," they say in the introduction video.
Why do teenagers seem so much more impulsive, so much less self-aware than grown-ups? Cognitive neuroscientist Sarah-Jayne Blakemore compares the prefrontal cortex in adolescents to that of adults, to show us how typically “teenage” behavior is caused by the growing and developing brain.