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Adults make decisions in the prefrontal cortex.

Teenagers make decisions in the back of the brain.

11-35 prune synaptic connections back to front getting to the prefrontal cortex around age 18 • • • • • •

calibration of risk and reward, problem-solving, prioritizing, thinking ahead, self-evaluation, long-term planning

Working Memory

Co requisite text pdf  
Co requisite text pdf  

Co-requisite reading / gateway content course instruction.