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Adolescent Brain Development and Growth Mindset

YOUR PRESCRIPTION FOR BRAIN WELL-BEING: SOCIALISING! Growth Mindset is the belief that intelligence can be developed. It is a belief, or an implicit theory, about our capacity to learn and grow. It is not primarily about gaining knowledge, but instead changing our basic level of intelligence or ability. This theory is supported by contemporary neuroscience, […]

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Teenage Brain and Peer Pressure

As we all know, us teenagers often make poor decisions based on an impulse and are likely to engage in risky behaviors which we may come to regret in the future. However, some psychological studies indicate that this risky behavior is heightened further by peer pressure. The limbic system, which is the emotion regulating region […]

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