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Brain Development During Adolescence

During childhood and adolescence, our brains are especially plastic, which means they are prone to changing dependent on experiences that they face. In adolescence especially, a specific region of the brain known as the prefrontal cortex is especially plastic. The prefrontal cortex is responsible for enabling us to control our emotion, make good decisions, and […]

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Why Are Teenagers So Emotional

Us teenagers are often categorized by others as being overly dramatic or emotional. And as much as we hate to admit it, there is an element of truth to it; however it is simply due to the normal growth of the adolescent brain, something which we cannot control. Due to the experiences we go through […]

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