Learn how your brain works and copes with challenges, plus skills to help you get over stress and upsets more easily.
For Parents & Educators
Parents and educators can use common coping problems to help pre-teens deal effectively with them.
Brain Works Project
Kids and adults can learn how the Brain Works Project helps pre-teens by building coping ability.
What We ve Learned by Asking Pre-Teens:
How Are You Coping?
Scientists are learning more each year about how our brain reacts when we re stressed or upset. Now you can learn brain coping skills to bounce back more easily when you re down or angry.
Read What Pre-Teens Say
Find out what 4th, 5th, & 6th graders have learned from the Brain Works Project.
Get Started Learning About
Your Brain s Coping Functions
Lessons for learning how your brain rules the way you think, act and feel.
Learn about brain & behavior changes plus challenges during adolescence
Learn how to deal with common coping challenges & get over your upsets
Meet Captain Neo
Your Brain Team
How parts of your coping brain work together and what goes wrong when they don”t.
Name that Upset Game
Practice coping skills using examples of upsets that commonly cause pre-teens stress.
Coping Skills for Kids E-News Read how a school counselor is using this site to get students to learn on their own
Resources and Activities
for Fun and Learning
- Activities & Projects for Home & School
- Test your Coping & Brain Works IQ
- Amazing Brain Facts
- Quizzes & Exercises
Share ideas with kids, parents & educators in the U.S. & world
- Submit kids activities, projects and photos for publication in the Brain Works & Coping Kids E-NEWS
- Read and Share thoughts, opinions and experiences on the Coping Skills Blog
- Send us your questions, comments or suggestions about this website — and receive a pesonal response