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As Peer Pressure Increases, So Does Brain’s Ability to Resist It

Written By: Walter Hoerman MD - Mar• 15•11

Teenagers are in such a period of brain re-wiring, it is no wonder it is such an “exciting” time….

“Adolescents’ brain wiring gears up just as risky behavior approaches, researchers report. Even as peer pressure mounts in early adolescence, kids’ brains are developing an ability to help fight the temptations of risky behavior, novel new research reports.”

As Peer Pressure Increases, So Does Brain’s Ability to Resist It

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