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Mon October 22, 2012

Research Highlights Strengths Of Adolescent Brain

Originally published on Mon October 22, 2012 8:11 am

Adolescent brains have gotten a bad rap, according to neuroscientists. It's true that teenage brains can be impulsive, scientists reported at the Society for Neuroscience meeting in New Orleans. But adolescent brains are also vulnerable, dynamic and highly responsive to positive feedback.