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What Were You Thinking?

Length: 3 hrs
4.5 out of 5 stars (47 ratings)

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Summary

Journalist Dina Temple-Raston shares the stories of adolescents who made astonishing choices - from joining ISIS to planning a school shooting - that led to disastrous results. To help understand what they were thinking, she talks with friends, family, and the teens themselves. Plus, she dives into the latest science on adolescent brains to explore innovative ways to help them choose more wisely.

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Critic reviews

"A podcast parents need to hear." ( Washington Post)
"Temple-Raston is a clever interviewer and it's a fascinating subject." ( The Guardian)

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Fascinating

A really interesting listen - I only wish it could be made into a book. Temple-Raston manages to make complex material accessible to all. Everyone should know about the teenage brain, especially those involved in education, criminology and adolescent mental health.

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fascinating and insightful audible documentary

loved it. Well read. thoughtful and really interesting good reading for every adult working with children, every parent and all children

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Hugely interesting

Excellent series, and highly relevant to those who have work with/have children or who have an interest in any sort of child psychology. That said, I would recommend to all!

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Interesting approach and information

While I enjoyed this as someone old enough to be a mother, I thought playing it in Highschool could actually do a world of good.

Dina got some “big name” guests and I really enjoyed this series