Neurologist Francis Jensen examining a teenage patient. Jensen decided to study the teenage brain when her own sons became teenagers. Now Jensen lectures to teens and parents about how teenagers' brains are different. Richard Knox/NPR hide caption

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Lifelong learning and brain stimulation can help increase memory and decision-making ability, according to neuroscientists. iStockphoto hide caption

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When Margaux learned that the college ruling meant she'd still have to attend university with her assailant, she dropped out of school. Beth Rooney/Aurora for NPR hide caption

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President Obama speaks as he hosts a bipartisan meeting to discuss health overhaul legislation at Blair House in Washington, D.C. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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