Psychology & Psychiatry

Teens' brains are more sensitive to rewarding feedback from peers

Teenagers are risk-takers—they're more likely than children or adults to experiment with illicit substances, have unprotected sex, and drive recklessly. But research shows that teenagers have the knowledge and ability to ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Teens' struggles with peers forecast long-term adult problems

Teenagers' struggles to connect with their peers in the early adolescent years while not getting swept along by negative peer influences predict their capacity to form strong friendships and avoid serious problems even ten ...

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