Mysterious working of the adolescent brain

TED talk by Sarah-Jayne Blakemore
“Why do teenagers seem so much more impulsive, so much less self-aware than grown-ups? 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”
oh, and you’ll find it here (ht to the rather Brilliant Miz)
Radio 4 interview with Sarah-Jayne Blakemore

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