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Adolescents differ from adults in

Your support will help us continue to produce and distribute Facts for Families, as well as other vital mental health information, free of charge. For example, they let us know which features and sections are most popular. At times, it seems like teens don't think things through or fully consider the consequences of their actions.

This part of the brain

Her areas of expertise are language, literacy and intervention. Leslie True is the mother of three sons.

Adolescents differ from adults in the way they behave, solve problems, and make decisions. This part of the brain is still changing and maturing well into adulthood. Other changes in the brain during adolescence include a rapid increase in the connections between the brain cells and making the brain pathways more effective. In addition she has presented throughout the United States and has authored several publications. Research has also shown that exposure to drugs and alcohol during the teen years can change or delay these developments.

Her oldest son Joshua has been diagnosed with a Nonverbal Learning Disability. The case studies could also be used to encourage discussions during a training session. All these changes are essential for the development of coordinated thought, action, and behavior. Without these cookies, we won't know if you have any performance-related issues that we may be able to address.

You may also mail in your contribution. Scientists have identified a specific region of the brain called the amygdala that is responsible for immediate reactions including fear and aggressive behavior.