Your teenage brain

From your early teens right through to your mid 20s, your brain is growing and changing in some really important ways.

Your brain needs to change to create important shifts in thinking, feeling, interacting and decision making. And these changes are crucial to move towards being an independent adult.

You can find our more about how your brain changes in the MindMate guide to Your Amazing Brain.

Scientists are just starting to understand how complex the process of brain development is in teenagers. This video from Oxford Sparks explains more: