No gambling here: When asked to weigh financial choices, teenagers were more likely to make careful choices than were young adults. David Chestnutt/Ikon Images/Corbis hide caption

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Benefits Of Sports To A Child's Mind And Heart All Part Of The Game
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Cheap Drinks And Risk-Taking Fuel College Drinking Culture
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Solid friendships can help buffer life's stress. iStockphoto hide caption

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Teens Who Feel Supported At Home And School Sleep Better
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Parents Of Sleep-Deprived Teens Push For Later School Start Times
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When researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College scanned teenage brains, they found that the area that regulates emotional responses has to work harder to keep impulses in check. Courtesty Kristina Caudle/Developmental Neuroscience hide caption

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The Case Against Brain Scans As Evidence In Court
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Drivers under 25 are more likely to send text messages and make calls behind the wheel. They're also less able to handle distractions while driving. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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