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Understanding your pre-teen

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    Brain development: teenagers

    As children become teenagers, their brains grow and change, which affects thinking and behaviour. Read how to help with healthy teenage brain development.

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    Pre-teen development: what to expect

    At 9-12 years, children's bodies, emotions and identities change in different ways at different times. Here's what to expect from pre-teen development.

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