Before birth, the human brain spends many busy months producing nerve cells and the connections between them. Scientists are increasingly interested in the many
It’s easy to write off the shortcomings of America’s youth on their cognitive development, but many fail to understand the socioeconomic aspect of committing a crime.
Oct 10, 2011 · Under most laws, people are recognized as adults at age 18. But emerging science about brain development suggests that most people don’t reach full
Mar 01, 2010 · Neurologist Francis Jensen examining a teenage patient. Jensen decided to study the teenage brain when her own sons became teenagers. Now Jensen lectures
Sex during cent years may affect mood, brain and physical development into adulthood, say scientists who studied teen sex in hamsters.
Over the past 25 years, neuroscientists have discovered a great deal about the architecture and function of the brain. Their discoveries have led to huge strides in
Many parents do not understand why their teenagers occasionally behave in an impulsive, irrational, or dangerous way. At times, it seems like they don???t think
FRONTLINE reports on new neuroscience research indicating that teenagers brains are stlll developing, especially in the frontal cortex. They also need more sleep than
It’s a paradoxical time of development. These are people with very sharp brains, but they’re not quite sure what to do with them
Understanding the Teen Brain . It doesn’t matter how smart teens are or how well they scored on the SAT or ACT. Good judgment isn’t something they can excel in