The science behind why people think teenagers are idiots
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UCL neuroscientists Sarah-Jayne Blakemore and Kate Mills worked with Ned Glasier, Artistic Director of Islington Community Theatre, writer Emily Lim and 25 London teenagers to produce ‘Brainstorm’: a play exploring the neuroscience behind typical teenage behaviour, which will be staged at the National Theatre in March 2016.

In this short clip, Ned describes the moment that he alighted on the angle of the play – explaining what goes on in teenagers’ brains that drives the unmistakeable way they act.

Read more in Acting up – the first in UCL’s new feature series, Antenna:

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