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The secret of extreme heroes: They don’t overthink

Beyond Simple Models of Self-Control

The adolescent brain is more “plastic” than it will ever be again and capable of remarkable adaptability in light of the many challenges that this developmental phase brings. Yet it […]... More>

Helmet or No Helmet? It Depends Which Side of the Atlantic You’re On

Teen Brains Shift Gears on Risk with Mom Watching

Neuroimaging data from teen drivers finds that risky behavior is less rewarding and brain areas related to self-control become more active when mothers are present. ... More>