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    Teenage Brains

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    The brain has the function of making their body work and help with the teens brain daily life. The gray matter is where nerves are located. They are affect the way the person acts. The gray matter is where the nerves are located . One nerve is made up of neurons-a nerve cell-The neuron is made up of dendrites, axons and nucleus . The dendrites receive signals from axon terminals and this is a synapses. As a teen grows the brain starts pruning its synapses. With this the brain is taking out instructions

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    the process of “pruning”, also known as synapse elimination, in the teenage brain is a complex developing period which consists of shortening unused synapses and increasing the vitality of those that are used frequently by the individual. All adolescents experience of phase of childhood development where they tend to forget specific affairs and engage in poor decision making, and there are explanations for this residing in the brain. More specifically, as stated by PBS, “the activation of the hippocampus

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    Teenage Brain Research

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    thought it was simply because of their personalities, but new research has proved that it’s actually because their brains aren’t fully developed. There are advantages and disadvantages to the teenage brain. A few disadvantages to the teenage brain is that the prefrontal cortex isn’t fully developed yet and they are wired to be independent. Some advantages to the teenage brain is: the brain is easy to reshape or mold into learning new things and they are more open to new, different things. Romeo and Juliet

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    The teenage brain is in a very important developmental stage. Every teenager treats their brain differently. Some teens use it while playing sports or doing other physical activities. I use mine for creativity by watching and studying tutorials about 3D and playing video games with my friends. Teenagers act differently than adults. They are more self-conscious and more emotional. The prefrontal cortex is responsible for this because it's a brain region that's not fully developed yet. Teens are also

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    During teenage years your brain is under the influence of massive hormonal messages. Our brains are being reshaped. Depending on what the teen is doing will shape our brains that certain way. As a teen, being exposed to drugs, alcohol, inappropriate websites, violent movies/video games will affect and shape our brains and how our future will be by exposing our brains for addiction. There is constant changes in the teenage brain as well as the social and academic changes makes it hard for teens to

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    The brain of the average teen is quite different to that of an adult, which results in many struggles in action and behavior that is special to teens. Most of the reasons teens act the way they do versus how adults act can be determined by the brain and its development. These large and important differences between the brains of adults in teens is why teens act so different from adults. The teen brain is different from the adult brain because the teenage brain is not yet done maturing. This has

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    The human brain is ninety-five percent of its adult size at age six, but the myth of the first three years can be proven false by the constant developing of the grey matter in the front cortex throughout one’s life especially through their teenage years, which is why the experiences the brain is exposed to is crucial long past those early years. This grey matter “the thinking part of the brain continues to thicken throughout childhood as the brain cells grow extra connections like a tree growing

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    the hormones. Well the parents aren’t entirely wrong but it is no hormones it is the brain the second large development in your life. From the ''Inside the Teenage brain,'' article ‘The vast majority of brain development occurs in two basic stages: growth spurts and pruning. In utero and throughout the first several months of life, the human brain grows at a rapid and dramatic pace, producing millions of brain cells. ''This

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    “Adolescence is like having only enough light to see the step directly in front of you.” ― Sarah Addison Allen. The brain, amass with neurons, acts as the body’s “control center”. It governs everyday life for all human beings on the planet. From adolescence to adulthood, the human brain goes through a variety of changes in its physical and chemical composition. The teenage brain and its lack of maturation results in a different viewpoint of life and as well as comprehensive decision making compared

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    to weigh in that I do not believe teenagers can perceive the concept of love. I gather this because evidence has been shown that teenager’s brains are impetuous and impulsive. In the article “Teenage Brains are Malleable and Vulnerable, Researchers Say”, by Jon Hamilton, readers can see that in paragraph 4 it states, “studies suggest that adolescent brains are ‘wired’ to engage in risky behavior”. These activities include drugs, unsafe sex, and drinking. Obviously, teenagers are drawn towards these

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