Watch: highlights from the 2014 Chancellor’s Lecture

Sarah-Jayne Blakemore

Is there a reason why teenagers take more risks, and are more influenced by their peers, than adults? Is the adolescent brain different to that of an adult? Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, a Royal Society University Research Fellow and Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at University College London, answered these questions and more at this year’s Chancellor’s Lecture The Teenage Brain.