Psychiatry

The State of Things
11:54 am
Wed July 31, 2013

What Makes Teens Do What They Do?

“What are they Thinking: The Straight facts about the risk taking, social networking, still developing teen brain” by Aaron M. White and Scott Swartzwelder
Credit W.W. Norton & Company, Inc

Scientist Aaron White discuses a new book he co-authored, 'What are they Thinking: The Straight facts about the risk taking, social networking, still developing teen brain'

    

While the verdict has long been out that adolescents are irrational and impulsive, recent research has shown that hormones are not the primary culprit for this behavior; the brain is also at fault.

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