The Neuroscience of Adolescent Impulsivity

A new study reports that human youths with a thinner cortex in distinct brain regions are more impulsive during a decision-making task in relation to age-matched peers with a thicker cortex. These findings were published February 12, 2018, in the Journal of Neuroscience.  

Read more: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-athletes-way/201802/the-neuroscience-adolescent-impulsivity

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