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Neuroscience & the Classroom: Making Connections

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Teen brains reveal different fMRI patterns from adults, when considering dangerous behavior.

Prof. Abigail Baird of Vassar College discusses how fMRI studies reveal differences between teen and adult brains when considering dangerous behavior. Evidence suggests that emotion plays a critical role in making good choices.

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Neuroscience & the Classroom: Making Connections


Produced by Science Media Group at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in association with the Mind, Brain, and Education program at the Harvard GSE; and the Brain and Creativity Institute and Rossier SOE at the University of Southern California. 2012.
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  • ISBN: 1-57680-894-7