The Workings of the Adolescent Brain

  • Published16 Sep 2016
  • Reviewed16 Sep 2016
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Teenagers are wired to learn — but this same wiring also makes them more vulnerable to addiction. Neuroscientist and BrainFacts.org editor Frances Jensen discusses how the biology of the teen brain presents a double-edged sword.

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