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How might adolescents' tendency to engage in risky behaviors like street racing and experimental drug use reflect brain development phenomena?

▸ The corpus callosum is still developing during adolescence, impeding communication between the two hemispheres of the brain.

▸ The left hemisphere matures more slowly than the right, delaying the development of logical thinking abilities.

▸ The prefrontal cortex matures slowly, retarding adolescents' ability to control their impulses.

▸ The limbic system does not develop fully until early adulthood; adolescents therefore have a poor understanding of their own emotions.
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