In developing countries tertiary education systems are even smaller and less

In developing countries tertiary education systems

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unaffordable to many young people. In developing countries, tertiary education systems are even smaller and less able to accommodate their emerging adults. TED talk: Mysterious workings of the Adolescent Brain Through structural MRI, looking at amt of gray matter & fMRI to video thinking/perceiving/feeling The brain continues to develop until stable, independent role in society Pre-frontal cortex has large development during adolescents; functions for decision making, think before talking, self-awareness. Significant decline in gray matter (cell bodies/synapses/synaptic pruning (fine tunes brain tissue) Functional MRI ; social emotional responses, how were good at reading faces to interpret mental states Medial pre-frontal cortex : more active in adolescents than in adults, decreases during adolescence Experiment: Take into account directors perspective, make more errors with director, mid-adolescence levels off b/c adults take into account other perspectives better
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PSYCH F301 Behavior through underlying changes, prone to taking risks more with friends Limbic system: involved in emotion processing/rewarding system “gives the kick” while prefrontal cortex is still very much in development Adolescent behavior shouldn’t be stigmatized, good opportunity for education & shaping
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