Teens’ brains prone to risky behavior, study shows


A new study of more than 5,000 teenagers and young adults from 11 countries confirms adolescent brains are all prone to risk-taking. But acting on it varies. Psychologist and CBS News contributor Lisa Damour joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the findings and offer practical tips.

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  1. John Dodge-Reply
    March 8, 2017 at 2:36 pm

    Genius at work here.Guess none are nor have ever spoken to a parent? Nor BEEN a teenager? Thanks for the science.Now if they discover why dogs lick their own….never mind.

  2. Marc F. Nielssen-Reply
    March 9, 2017 at 9:57 am

    Nothing new. This was firmly established about 10 years ago.
    Research on details continues. But CBS is 10 years late re. the main issue.

  3. Robert Toddford Williams-Reply
    March 12, 2017 at 11:46 am

    Groundbreaking journalism. No wonder no one is watching you.

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