The Emergence of Collaborative Brain Function: fMRI Studies of the Development of Response Inhibition

  title={The Emergence of Collaborative Brain Function: fMRI Studies of the Development of Response Inhibition},
  author={Beatriz Luna and John A. Sweeney},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  • B. Luna, J. Sweeney
  • Published 1 June 2004
  • Psychology, Biology
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Abstract: Adolescence marks the beginning of adult‐level cognitive control of behavior supported by the brain maturation processes of synaptic pruning and myelination. Cognitive development studies on adolescence indicate that this period is characterized by improvements in the performance of existing abilities including speed and capacity of information processing and the ability to have consistent cognitive control of behavior. Although adolescents can behave at adult levels in some ways… 
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