• Similarly, both the adolescent and adult brains are like the landmass of the U.S., wherein the adult's brain has all of its connections built but the adolescent's doesn't. (catholicteacher.com)
  • Although the reward-sensitive brains of adolescents can sometimes lead to risky behavior, there is a very positive side: It makes learning a lot easier, according to a new Dutch study published in the journal Nature Communications . (typepad.com)
  • Cingulate cortex has an important role in impulse control, and volumetric changes in this area may play an important role in the development of a substance use disorder later in life. (medindia.net)
  • Structural changes in the insula, on the other hand, may reflect a reduced sensitivity to alcohol's negative subjective effects, and in this way contribute to the development of a substance use disorder. (medindia.net)
  • National, regional, state, and selected local area vaccination coverage among adolescents aged 13-17 years - United States, 2017. (hhs.gov)
  • Wray-Lake added, "Further examining contextual influences on socialization messages may bring important insights into contextual and cultural variations in parenting and adolescent development . (goodtherapy.org)
  • She says her intent is to provide a springboard from which families, professionals and other interested individuals can examine some of these issues and creatively explore how human development, and in particular the development of positive social engagement with others and successfully planning and action through life, in an interweaving dynamic process (p. 15). (helenfarabee.org)
  • His years of experience teaching courses on marriage and the Family, Human Sexuality, Contemporary Marriages, Human Development, and many others come through in this text. (google.com)
  • Specifically, adolescent males are producing 20 times the amount of testosterone that they had in their bodies when they were in elementary school. (catholicteacher.com)
  • Aims: (1) Develop culturally appropriate stimuli for neuropsychological assessment using qualitative research with adolescents in India and Nepal. (duke.edu)
  • The first half of her book examines antecedents to the disorders which can cause disturbances in normal development. (helenfarabee.org)
  • Parents who spend time playing and teaching their kids through reading and by performing various types of hands-on games and activities can have a positive impact on their child's development. (studymode.com)
  • Adolescents living in rural areas are less likely to be receive the HPV and meningitis vaccine than adolescents living in urban environments. (hhs.gov)
  • Friends become more important as adolescents pull away from their parents in a search for their own identity. (adam.com)
  • Unless an adolescent has an allergy or other medical condition that makes getting these shots too dangerous, the CDC recommends that they should receive four important vaccines starting at age 11 or 12. (hhs.gov)
  • This study presents novel insights into the development of learning, moving beyond a simple frontoparietal immaturity hypothesis. (mit.edu)