Puberty: A Time For Less Learning

Ah, puberty. A time for raging hormones, growing independence and being stupid. Okay, not every teenager gets stupid. But they actually do learn less. And in a study published in the journal Science [see Hui Shen et al, http://bit.ly/dbeLY6 ], researchers describe the cellular and molecular changes that drive this puberty-associated desmartification. [More]

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