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What Were You Thinking

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The real stories of adolescents who made life-altering choices – from hacking to terrorism – that led to disastrous results. Journalist Dina Temple-Raston goes beyond the headline-grabbing effects to talk with the young people about the causes of their decisions. She also dives into the latest science to explore how the adolescent brain contributes to risky behavior and how we can help it choose more wisely. Learn more at

Customer Reviews

Excellent listen!

This is a wonderful series, opening up several themes about teens, adolescents, the formative years, brain development, and so many social issues we think and hear about every day. Great international perspectives as well. One of my favorite podcasts!

Thank you

Fantastic reporting! Thank you!!!

A few of my favorite things!

Clear journalism, wonderful storytelling, and informative and interesting brain science. Couldn’t love this anymore. I hope there will be many more seasons!