4 Essential Facts You Need to Know About Neuroplasticity
In the last decade, it has become clear that our brain’s ability to function at its highest level is, at least partly, within our control. 979 more words
I initially wrote this blog entry to completion, however in the chaos of last week where I underwent my convocation for my PhD degree, feeling down (because I have no parents to celebrate my graduation with) and hosting my friends at my house, I had somehow deleted part of this blog post! 871 more words
Teens can’t control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?
Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly. 240 more words