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The Habits of Highly Effective Adolescents

ParentEd Talks Replay

In this engaging and encouraging conversation, teen whisperers Christine Carter, Ph.D., and Laura Kastner, Ph.D., referenced the latest findings in neuroscience, sociology and psychology to equip parents with realistic strategies to help motivate their teens to find focus and fulfillment through the development of effective habits, goals and authentic leadership skills.

About the speakers 

Christine Carter, Ph.D., is a sociologist and the author of “The New Adolescence: Raising Happy and Successful Teens in an Age of Anxiety and Distraction,” “The Sweet Spot: How to Accomplish More by Doing Less” and “Raising Happiness: 10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier Parents.” Carter draws on scientific research to help people lead their most courageous, meaningful and productive lives.

Laura Kastner, Ph.D., is the author of a number of parenting books, including the indispensable “Getting to Calm: Cool-Headed Strategies for Parenting Tweens and Teens,” “Wise-Minded Parenting: 7 Essentials for Raising Successful Teens” and “Getting to Calm: The Early Years.” Kastner is a clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Washington.


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