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Dual Systems Model of Risk-Taking
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Subcortical regions (such as the amygdala and ventral striatum) mature earlier, leading to enhanced reward-seeking. Prefrontal executive control regions develop later, leading to a gap during adolescence (the shaded area) during which risk-taking tendencies may be higher.
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