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Teens' Short-Fuse Behavior Can Be Attributed to Their Brains

by Tanya Thomas on  October 7, 2011 at 9:23 PM Child Health News   - G J E 4
Scientists have suggested that teenagers could be stroppy and anti-social simply because their brains are not working properly.
 Teens' Short-Fuse Behavior Can Be Attributed to Their Brains
Teens' Short-Fuse Behavior Can Be Attributed to Their Brains
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The team at Yale University, in the U.S, found that during adolescence, the process that creates new brain cells is interrupted, with dramatic consequences, the Daily Mail reported.

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As well as leading to problem behaviour, it could even cause mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, when the person matures into adulthood.

Experiments on mice revealed that they became 'profoundly anti-social' if the smooth development of brain cells was halted.

No such effect was observed if the same block occurred during adulthood, giving the researchers important clues into how personality can be formed.

The team focused on 'neurogenesis', a process in which cells are created in specific areas of the brain after birth.

It occurs at a much faster rate during childhood and adolescence but most other research has focused on adulthood.

"Intriguingly, schizophrenics have a deficit in generating neurons in the hippocampus, one of the brain areas where new neurons are created.

"Given that symptoms emerge in adolescence, it is possible that deficits in generating new neurons during adolescence or even childhood holds new insights," said lead author Professor Arie Kaffman.

The findings were published in the journal Neuroscience.

Source: ANI
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may be it explain why most of the terrorist are teenagers or become terrorist at teenage... may be this effect remains life time.
neo1515 Friday, October 7, 2011
I THINK THERE IS SOMETHING WRONG WITH THE BRAIN OF THE SCIENTISTS NOT THE TEENAGERS. LIVING IN A WORLD WHERE THEY SEE THE HYPOCRISY OF POLITICIANS, BANKERS, SCIENTISTS IN PRESENTING THEORIES, IDEAS AND PROJECTS WHICH WILL BE SUCCESSFUL AND BRING PEACE,HAPPINESS AND PROSPERITY TO THE PEOPLE, THEY SEE THESE FAIL MISERABLY AND YET THESE CLASSES DEFENDING THEMSELVES. THE POLITICIANS ARE BOUGHT BY BUSINESSMEN AND THE BANKERS LIVE OFF THE TAXPAYERS MONEY AIDED BY THE POLITICIANS, AND THE SCIENTISTS LIE AND KEEP ON CHANGING THEIR THEORIES WHICH ARE A FANTASMAGORIA ANYWAY. THEIR FINDINGS ARE JUST SO THAT COMPANIES CAN MAKE THINGS THAT PEOPLE DO NOT NEED BUT ARE PERSUADED TO BUY BY ADVERTISING GURUS AND THIS CONFUSES THE TEENAGERS. THEY CANNOT BELIEVE IN THIS CORRUPT SYSTEM AND DO NOT TRUST THOSE WHO ARE RUNNING THE SHOW. YET THEY FIND THEMSELVES HELPLESS AND ANGRY AT THEMSELVES FOR NOT BEING ABLE TO DO ANYTHING. WHILE THE TEENAGERS ARE LEAVING UNIVERTISITIES WITH DEBT FOR EDUCATION WHICH WAS PROVIDED FREE BEFORE, THERE SEEMS TO BE ENOUGH MONEY TO BAIL OUT THE BANKERS WHO CONTINUE TO EARN MILLIONS OF POUNDS AND DOLLARS IN BONUSES JUST TO MAKE MISTAKES AND BRING DOWN COUNTRIES LIKE GREECE,IRELAND,ITALY AND CAUSE HAVOC TO THE GENERAL POPULATION.
LamaDamaDingDong Friday, October 7, 2011

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