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Why Do Teenagers Take Risks?

Via EurekAlert! a paper from the states that looks at whether we can discern any reasons for risk taking:
As expected, results showed that youths who scored high on measures of impulsivity engaged in risky behaviors at a younger age. However, not all of these youths had weaknesses in working memory. Those with stronger working memory ability exhibited more sensation-seeking behavior, while those

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