aprilhenry (aprilhenry) wrote,

Mature teens actually take MORE risks

Remember learning that teens take more risks because their brains are too immature to understand them?

Turns out that might not be true.

A new study has found that “The more mature the look of the brain, the more risk-taking the teenager tended to report.” This risk-taking included “driving without a license, having unprotected sex and using drugs.”

Want to know more? Read more here.

[Full disclosure: not thinking about how Teen seems mature for her age...]

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