Dan Siegal, M.D., provides thoughtful, easy-to-understand explanations of adolescent brain development. He is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and the founding co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center at UCLA. He is also the executive director of the Mindsight Institute, which focuses on the development of mindsight, which teaches insight, empathy, and integration in individuals, families and communities. Dr. Siegel has published extensively. His book Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain is especially useful for parents.