More insight into the developing teen brain

A new study from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, reported in PsychCentral, looks at the increases in organizational skills in teens and their concomitant need for risk taking.  Some links to the onset of mental illness during teen years are also explored, and require further study.  Clearly, that pre-frontal cortex is developing quickly and working well, although the network integration isn’t complete in teens.

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