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Deficit or Development?

The impulsive behavior and decision making that characterize adolescence are a developmental feature, not a bug, says APS Fellow BJ Casey. This article and archived video provide a great overview of the trials and tribulations of adolescence. 

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Julie Evey
Julie Evey (Faculty)
1 year ago
An overview of adolescence in one hour that focuses on how "the rash decisions, impulsive behavior, and susceptibility to peer pressure that mark this period are an important developmental feature, not a bug."