Test your knowledge of teen brain development.
Sleep and nutrition do not impact brain development
All parts of the brain develop at the same time.
The emotional and reward centers of the brain are more sensitive during adolescence.
The prefrontal cortex is located in the back of the brain.
As the adolescent brain develops, it’s normal for teens to take risks. Taking risks is a crucial part of adolescent development.
All teens have brain development patterns that make them impulsive and prone to taking unhealthy risk
The brain is fully developed by the beginning of adolescence.
Stress is always good for the adolescent brain. It challenges it to improve.
Only the emotional center of the brain, which allows for connecting to and understanding others.
Only the prefrontal cortex, which allows for reasoning, planning and problem solving.
Only the cerebellum, which allows for movement and coordination.
The emotional centers, prefrontal cortex, and cerebellum are all developing rapidly during adolescence.
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