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Research identifies changes in neural circuits underlying self-control during adolescence

The human brain is organized into circuits that develop from childhood through adulthood to support executive function -- critical behaviors like self-control, decision making, and complex thought. These circuits are anchored by white matter pathways which coordinate the brain activity... Continue Reading →

Tech time not to blame for teens’ mental health problems

A new study, published in the journal Clinical Psychological Science, suggests that the time adolescents are spending on their phones and online is not that bad. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_1Reo9Qd1k&feature=youtu.be The study tracked young adolescents on their smartphones to test whether more time spent... Continue Reading →

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