Development of the teenage brain (Choudhury, Charman & Blakemore, 2008)

This article reviews recent research on adolescent brain development. Cumulatively, studies show that ‘the human brain may be adaptive to the behaviorally demanding social environment during adolescence’ (Choudhury, Charman & Blakemore, 2008, p. 142). The focus on adolescents for research is of increasing importance because of the higher rates of…
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