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A brand new season of Fíorscéal

Surviving the Teenage Brain
Documentary about the importance of our teenage
years from a scientific and evolutionary point of view.

Thursday @ 22:30


Parental Rating: PG

Three determined women in the Middle East lead the fight for gender equality and freedom in this empowering portrait of three agents of change.

First Shown: 17 Oct

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Fíorscéal brings a new season of top-class international documentaries that continue to throw a sometimes disturbing or controversial light on issues which affect us environmentally, socially, politically and globally.

Surviving the Teenage Brain – Thursday @ 22:30
Throw away all of your preconceived ideas about the behaviour and nature of teenagers. New research suggests that without our turbulent teen years the human race would be, as Dr David Bainbridge puts it, “short lived and stupid.” This programme looks at this critical developmental stage from a scientific and evolutionary point of view. Combining cutting-edge scientific research with a graphic novel approach, it illustrates that our teens are doing precisely what they should be doing to finesse the development of their brains and ensure the survival of the human species.

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