When Does Responsibility Begin? 16, 18, 21?

Read Alan Greenblatt's article in Governing Magazine, "What is the Age of Responsibility?"

The path to adulthood is marked by ages that signify responsibility. But science shows those laws have very little to do with teens' ability to make good decisions. Alan Greenblatt of Governing Magazine and Temple University psychology professor Laurence Steinberg explain.

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