Adult Under Construction
60 min • Society, Health & Science • 2017
A 25-year-old woman seeks answers that explain her behaviour during adolescence. She sets out on a journey looking for a scientific explanation. Adolescence begins with the biological, hormonal, physical changes of puberty and ends with a stable, independent role in society. Every generation has had their issues and challenges but in the end, it deals with the same challenge: it’s tough growing up.
Scientific research and new technology has certainly brought us closer to what’s going on in our brain during our teen years. But will it change anything? We will still be wild and demanding. Unfair and stubborn. Loving and hating. Coming and going. Romantic and dramatic. But after watching this, you’ll know a bit more about why.