Teens and Their Decisions

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Teens and Their Decisions

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  1. Teens and Their Decisions

    Slide 1 - Teens and Their Decisions

  2. Brain Development That Affects Decision Making

    Slide 2 - Brain Development That Affects Decision Making

    • The brain is not fully developed until the early 20s.
  3. Prefrontal Cortex

    Slide 3 - Prefrontal Cortex

    • Logic
    • Thinking Ahead
    • Matures
    • Late
    • Pros and
    • Cons
  4. Limbic System

    Slide 4 - Limbic System

    • Emotions
    • Teens Rely on It
    • Matures
    • Early
    • Teen’s
    • Decisions
  5. Peer Pressure

    Slide 5 - Peer Pressure

    • Impress Peers
    • Look “Cool”
    • Do it or “else”
    • Manipulation
  6. Social Media

    Slide 6 - Social Media

    • Facebook
    • Instagram
    • Twitter
    • Vine
    • Snapchat
    • YouTube
  7. The Maturing Brain

    Slide 7 - The Maturing Brain

    • It is maturing in 3 ways:
    • Myelination
    • Synaptic Pruning
    • Synapse
  8. Making Good Decisions

    Slide 8 - Making Good Decisions

    • Steps to Follow:
    • Identify the Problem
    • List Possible Options
    • Evaluate the Options
    • Choose an Option