https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/encyclopedia/content.aspx?ContentTypeID=1&ContentID=3051

The rational part of a teen's brain isn't fully developed and won't be until age 25 or so. In fact ... Adults think with the prefrontal cortex, the brain's rational part.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2892678/

Nonetheless, adolescent brain development research is already shaping .... In the frontal cortex, gray matter volumes peak at approximately 11 years of age in ...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3477383/

Oct 8, 2012 ... The prefrontal cortex (PFC) receives input from all other cortical regions and functions to plan and direct motor, cognitive, affective, and social ...

https://www.intechopen.com/books/prefrontal-cortex/development-period-of-prefrontal-cortex

Oct 3, 2018 ... This chapter outlines the issues associated with the development of prefrontal cortex in children and adolescents, and describes the ...

https://science.howstuffworks.com/life/inside-the-mind/human-brain/teenage-brain1.htm

As such, the prefrontal cortex is a little immature in teenagers as compared to adults; it may not fully develop until your mid-20s [source: Kotulak]. And if you don 't ...

http://www.thisnthatparenting.com/2018/04/26/7-facts-about-your-childs-prefrontal-cortex-that-are-game-changers/

Apr 26, 2018 ... The post gives 7 facts about prefrontal cortex development that may cause frustrating behaviors in children. Advice is given on how to respond ...

https://www.goodtherapy.org/blog/psychpedia/prefrontal-cortex

Aug 18, 2015 ... The development of the prefrontal cortex plays a significant role in maturation. The brain develops in a back to front pattern, and the prefrontal ...

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/prefrontal-nudity/201204/shaping-your-kids-brain-success

Apr 30, 2012 ... To help your kid's brain develop its full potential, you don't need all that ... The prefrontal cortex is one of the areas of the brain most sensitive to ...

https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=141164708

Oct 10, 2011 ... Their prefrontal cortex is not yet fully developed. That's the part of the brain that helps you to inhibit impulses and to plan and organize your ...

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/teenbrain/work/adolescent.html

As the prefrontal cortex matures, teenagers can reason better, develop more control over impulses and make judgments better. In fact, this part of the brain has ...