Episode 1: Welcome to Teenagehood

In Episode 1, we explore the effects that sex hormones have on the body and the brain, and introduce some major brain regions that define the teenage brain. As it turns out, puberty does not just reshape our bodies and crank up our sex drives- it changes the fundamental structures of our brains. In order to understand what it means to have a teenage brain, we must understand how sex hormones change its structure and functionality.