You think teenagers are self-centered? Some researchers have the idea that there are reasons for that which relate to brain development:
However, brain scans suggest that a teenage mind toils harder when inferring the outlook of others, compared with adults. And a brain region implicated in theory of mind, the medial prefrontal cortex, continues to develop through adolescence, Dumontheil says.My parents always blamed it on Alice Cooper.
Pointers to this fortnight’s blog carnivals: