Adolescent Brains

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Adolescent Brains

Adolescent Brains

Adolescent Brain

Learn more about the frontal lobe

The brain is only about 80 percent developed in adolescence. The largest part, the cortex, is divided into lobes that mature from back to front. and the frontal lobe connects last.This area is responsible for reasoning, planning, and judgment. Normally this part is not completely mature until somewhere between ages 25 and 30Read More Here....

Teenagers lack of judgement isn't always because they're just plain irresponsible or that they don't care - their brain simply hasn't yet developed to full capacity.

click on this image to read more about the teenage brain "under construction"


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