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Why Don’t Adolescents Behave like Adults?

Lecture no. 17 from the course: Understanding the Mysteries of Human Behavior

Why Don’t Adolescents Behave like Adults?

Taught by Professor Mark Leary | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

See how developmental psychology and neuroscience explain three patterns typically associated with the tumultuous period of adolescence: conflict with adults, emotional volatility, and risky behavior. Also, consider the neuroscience of peer pressure, the psychological benefits of teenage risk-taking, and the truth behind the public’s perception of teenagers.

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