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The Mysterious Workings of the Adolescent Brain

Source: TED
Date Published: 2012

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Cognitive neuroscientist Sarah-Jayne Blakemore compares the prefrontal cortex in adolescents to that of adults, to show us how typically "teenage" behavior is caused by the growing and developing brain, in this 14-minute video.

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