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How Brain Development Affects Teen Behavior

Source: nytimes.com By¬†RICHARD A. FRIEDMAN Original Post Date: JUNE 28, 2014 ADOLESCENCE¬†is practically synonymous in our culture with risk taking, emotional drama and all forms of outlandish behavior. Until very recently, the widely accepted explanation for adolescent angst has been psychological. Developmentally, teenagers face a number of social and emotional challenges, like starting to separate […]

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