Alkoholpolitik und Volksgesundheit

The teen brain is a marvel of smarts. It’s just not all filled in (yet)

Freitag 2. Juli 2010 von htm

Of all the organs in our bodies, the brain takes the longest to develop. Frontal lobes — the seat of judgment — are the last pieces to be fully connected to the parts of the brain that sense danger or solve calculus problems. A growing body of neuroscientific evidence places full brain maturity at about age 25, well past the point when young people begin to drive, drink, vote, or go off to war. (Source: Harvard World Health News, 7/2/10) boston.com, 6/28/10

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