Why does teens change frequently?

By: Hasina Schell

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Why teens change?

  • Brain is still developing
  • Intense emotion
  • Peer pressure


Part of the limbic system, the amygdala is thought to connect sensory information to emotional responses. Its development, along with hormonal changes, may give rise to newly intense experiences of rage, fear, aggression , excitement and sexual attraction.As teens become better at thinking abstractly, their social anxiety increases.In particular, peer approval has been shown to be highly rewarding to the teen brain.