Sep. 4, 2009
Surprising Find on Brains of Risky Teens
Many have attributed the risky behavior of some teenagers to immature brain development. But a new study by Emory neuroscientists seems to turn that theory on its head.
“What we found is that teenagers who engaged in high-risk activities had more mature brains than their conservative peers,” said Greg Berns, director of Emory’s Center for Neuropolicy.
Read more at eScienceCommons