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Adolescence as a Sensitive Period of Brain Development
Most research on sensitive periods has focussed on early sensory, motor, and language development, but it has recently been suggested that adolescence might represent a second ‘window of opportunity’Expand
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Social Influence on Risk Perception During Adolescence
Adolescence is a period of life in which peer relationships become increasingly important. Adolescents have a greater likelihood of taking risks when they are with peers rather than alone. In thisExpand
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Left prefrontal cortex activation during sentence comprehension covaries with grammatical knowledge in children
Children's language skills develop rapidly with increasing age, and several studies indicate that they use language- and age-specific strategies to understand complex sentences. In the presentExpand
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Preschool children's interpretation of object-initial sentences: neural correlates of their behavioral performance.
The acquisition of the function of case-marking is a key step in the development of sentence processing for German-speaking children since case-marking reveals the relations between sententialExpand
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A Window of Opportunity for Cognitive Training in Adolescence
In the current study, we investigated windows for enhanced learning of cognitive skills during adolescence. Six hundred thirty-three participants (11–33 years old) were divided into four age groups,Expand
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Perception and recognition of faces in adolescence
Most studies on the development of face cognition abilities have focussed on childhood, with early maturation accounts contending that face cognition abilities are mature by 3–5 years. LateExpand
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Age-related differences in social influence on risk perception depend on the direction of influence
Adolescents are particularly susceptible to social influence. Here, we investigated the effect of social influence on risk perception in 590 participants aged eight to fifty-nine-years tested in theExpand
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Age differences in the prosocial influence effect
Abstract Social influence occurs when an individual's thoughts or behaviours are affected by other people. There are significant age effects on susceptibility to social influence, typically a declineExpand
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