The brains in your classroom: how adolescent brains and pressures affect performance

Nicola Morgan (Author and International Speaker)

Nicola Morgan - photo cropNicola Morgan is an international speaker and award-winning author for and about teenagers, and an expert on wellbeing and performance including the effects of the Internet and social media.

She has written nearly 100 books. These include award-winning teenage novels such as Fleshmarket and Mondays are Red, but she is best known around the world for her passionate factual work on adolescence and wellbeing, with the award-winning Teenage Guide to Stress and Blame My Brain now seminal texts for understanding teenagers. The Teenage Guide to Friends was published earlier this year and Nicola is writing two other books - Positively Teenage and Life Online.

A former teacher and dyslexia specialist, Nicola now writes and speaks internationally on a wide variety of subjects of interest to schools, and she has created a range of classroom resources, including Brain Sticks, Exam Attack and Stress Well for Schools.