a: frontal lobe ~
b: dial-up


"The point is to try to get people to think before they act. This is much harder than you would think for teenagers. Teenagers' brain connections to the frontal lobe is not as fully developed as it is in adults. The frontal lobe is what helps us to make rationale decisions, to weigh the pros and cons and be calculated before we act. This connection is not as hardwired for teens which is why sometimes when they say they don't know why they did something it is actually true. Let me give you a couple of examples of the difference in connection speeds between teens and adults. Teens' brain connections to the frontal lobe is like dial-up and adults' is like 4G"

Writer: Todd Caze
Date: Feb 20 2014 6:19 PM

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