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Your Brain 101: The Process Of The Teenage Brain

April 3, 201710 min
Scientists have known for some time the teen brain is wired to produce reward signals in response to irresponsible or dangerous behaviors. And while parents may not like these risky behaviors, a new study says it’s the same brain process that also helps teens be better learners, too. Dr. Jesse Corry, neurologist with Allina Health’s United Hospital in St. Paul is here with more information on the unique and often misunderstood teenage brain.

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