Why Executive Function Skills Take So Long To Fully Develop
[Source: Mind Shift]
Impulsive children become thoughtful adults only after years of improvements to the brain’s information highways, a team reports in Current Biology.
A study of nearly 900 young people ages 8 to 22 found that the ability to control impulses, stay on task and make good decisions increased steadily over that span as the brain remodeled its information pathways to become more efficient
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