News tagged with young adolescents

The adolescent brain learns more easily

The brains of adolescents react more responsively to receiving rewards. This can lead to risky behaviour, but, according to Leiden University research, it also has a positive function: it makes learning easier. Publication ...

Dec 20, 2017
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Kids and high-intensity drinking

About 2 percent of kids 14 to 16 years old report high-intensity drinking—drinking 10 or more drinks in a row—in the last two weeks, according to a University of Michigan study.

Sep 06, 2017
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