The Glenbard Parent Series will host a pre-meeting Health Expo at 6:15pm-7pm prior to Brain Rules for Peak Performance / Attack of the Teenage Brain with Dr. John Medina on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at Glenbard North.
Eye rolling. Moodiness. And of course, the drama. Teens can be hard to parent. The good news: It’s not you. It’s not them. It’s their brains. In this humorous, and enlightening presentation, University of Washington neuroscientist, and authority in brain science Dr. John Medina will explore the factors that drive behavior and affect peak performance, achievement, and engagement. Here are the surprising brain rules to help both teens AND adults thrive and survive. We will examine executive function (the best predictor of academic success), and the importance of ” Rules” such as exercise and sleep to learn how the brain and body really work for optimal healthy functioning to assist us all!
Through the use of Medina’s fascinating and entertaining stories, all will benefit from the transformative ideas and practical information to enhance our mind and body to get the most from it. Dr. Medina is the best -selling author of ten books including “Attack of the Teenage Brain”, ” Brain Rules”, Brain Rules for Baby, and Brain Rules for Aging Well,
Health Expo 6:15p.m. to 7:00p.m.
Arrive early at Glenbard North High School, and receive free health assessments and giveaways from over 20 organization-in partnership with Healthy Lombard.