The adolescent brain and age-related behavioral manifestations

@article{Spear2000TheAB,
  title={The adolescent brain and age-related behavioral manifestations},
  author={Linda Patia Spear},
  journal={Neuroscience \& Biobehavioral Reviews},
  year={2000},
  volume={24},
  pages={417-463}
}
  • L. Spear
  • Published 1 June 2000
  • Psychology, Biology
  • Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews

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