Searching for Signatures of Brain Maturity: What Are We Searching For?

  title={Searching for Signatures of Brain Maturity: What Are We Searching For?},
  author={Leah H. Somerville},
Evidence of continued neurobiological maturation through adolescence is increasingly invoked in discussions of youth-focused policies. This should motivate neuroscientists to grapple with core issues such as the definition of brain maturation, how to quantify it, and how to precisely translate this knowledge to broader audiences. 

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