Pubertal development and behavior: hormonal activation of social and motivational tendencies.

@article{Forbes2010PubertalDA,
  title={Pubertal development and behavior: hormonal activation of social and motivational tendencies.},
  author={Erika E. Forbes and Ronald E. Dahl},
  journal={Brain and cognition},
  year={2010},
  volume={72 1},
  pages={66-72}
}
Adolescence is a time of dramatic changes including rapid physical growth, the onset of sexual maturation, the activation of new drives and motivations, and a wide array of social and affective changes and challenges. This review focuses on behavioral changes in this interval and is organized by the claim that a key set of these adolescent changes are part of a more general re-orientation of social behavior. More specifically we hypothesize that pubertal maturation is associated with the… CONTINUE READING
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