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Running Head: EFFECTS OF BIOLOGY AND ENIRONMENT ON ADOLESCENTS 1 Effects of Biology and environment on Adolescent development in underdeveloped nations Brendan White Southern New Hampshire University
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EFFECTS OF BIOLOGY AND ENIRONMENT ON ADOLESCENTS 2 Adolescence is an age of discovery, confusion, wonder, and growth. With girls starting their adolescence as early as nine years of age and boys at roughly the same age, the biological changes that they undergo also affect their behavior ( "Adolescent Development and the Biology of Puberty," n.d.). At this age, their brains start stimulating an ability for abstract reasoning ( "Adolescent Development and the Biology of Puberty," n.d.). There is evidence that adrenal hormones, gonadotropins, and gonadal hormones influence social interactions and are also affected by them ( "Adolescent Development and the Biology of Puberty," n.d.). These hormones are also believed to play a role in the regulation of the behavior of these adolescents. It is agreed that adolescence today is a much more risky age that years back. The environments that these
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