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Putting the Brakes on Adolescent Impulse: The Age of Opportunity

Linda Flanagan | Posted 11.03.2014 | Education
Linda Flanagan

Adolescence begins with puberty and ends, ambiguously, with the makings of adult independence: marriage, financial self-sufficiency, employment.

What Makes Some People More Wishy-Washy Than Others

Posted 12.12.2012 | Healthy Living

Scientists have pinpointed what in the brain makes some people more wishy-washy than others. The study, published in the journal Nature Neuroscien...

New Ways to Think About Guilt: Inside the Human Brain

Srinivasan Pillay | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Srinivasan Pillay

The message here is that although we may be fixed in the ways in which we handle guilt, we can teach our brains to become smarter about how we handle our desires.