Ep 163: Forget Hormones! What’s Going On Inside the Teen Brain?

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Dr. Sarah McKay, author of The Women’s Brain Book, demystifies the research on the brain–the difference between males and females, the impact of hormones, and why the teenage years are such an exciting time for the brain.

This episode will be released to the public on 11-07-2021.

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About Dr. Sarah McKay

Dr Sarah McKay is the author of The Women’s Brain Book. She received her PhD from Oxford, and now works as a neuroscientist who translates brain research into strategies for professionals working in health, education and coaching.

Dr. McKay has been published extensively for consumers and professional audiences. She’s been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, Grazia, Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, Mamamia, and can be seen and heard on SBS Insight, ABC Catalyst, ABC Radio National, Radio New Zealand, and Channel 7. In 2019, Sarah hosted an episode of ABC Catalyst exploring brain health, bio-hacking and longevity. Sarah is the director of The Neuroscience Academy, which offers professional development training in applied neuroscience and brain health.

Sarah lives on Sydney’s Northern Beaches with her Irish husband and together they are raising two surfer dudes and one cocker spaniel.

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