Sex differences in the adolescent brain (Lenroot & Giedd, 2010)

This article reviews the current data regarding sex differences in brain structure and function during adolescence. Adolescence is a particular period of interest because of the ‘increased divergence between males and females in physical characteristics, behavior and risk for psychopathology’ (Lenroot & Giedd, 2010, p. 46). Studies have demonstrated that:…
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