- This originated as a white paper requested by the Canadian government for a specific group looking to understand adolescent brain development in the context of adolescent behaviour
- The paper was not made available to the Canadian government outside of the specific task force that requested it nor to the general public
This comprehensive yet brief overview of the adolescent human brain discusses how the brain develops during this critical period of life and how that development impacts decision-making and risk-taking behavior in the adolescent.
Researchers, policy makers, and interested lay people on the development of the adolescent brain and its impact on decision making and behavior in the adolescent. This may include developmental psychologists, cognitive psychologists, neuropsychologists, neuroscientists, and clinical psychologists