Teens with ADHD have higher crash risk and more violations

Jun 2, 2019 by

A team of researchers from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Center for Injury Research and Prevention and Center for Management of ADHD looked at the records of newly licensed drivers to determine what role ADHD played. The large-scale longitudinal study...

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Risk-taking behavior in teens caused by imbalanced brain activity...

Jan 10, 2017 by

For the first time, a new study links behavioral control and risk-taking in teens to a specific imbalance in brain function....

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Youth football players show brain changes after just one season...

Jan 4, 2017 by

Researchers have identified white matter changes in the brains of kids after head impacts in just one season of playing football—even when there was no diagnosis of concussion....

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Hypertension in teens and kids linked to poorer brain skills

Dec 29, 2016 by

Research published in The Journal of Pediatrics indicates that children and adolescents with high blood pressure may be at risk of weaker cognitive skills....

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How teens learn differently than adults

Dec 19, 2016 by

The results of research published in Neuron indicate that teens have a unique feature of their brain that allows them to learn and form memories via the coordinated activity of two distinct brain regions....

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Children and teens take longer to recover from concussion

Jun 19, 2016 by

A study from York University found that it may take up to two years for a child or teen to fully recover from a concussion before they can play as skillfully as their teammates who have never had a...

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