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  • Just because they can doesn't mean they do

    Helen Baker|Updated May 4, 2022

    Understanding of adolescent decision making has moved beyond simple "age differences in risk perception and reasoning" to include relevant social and emotional factors that directly inform when and how adolescents make decisions about everything from substance use to condom use. Adolescence is defined as the period between which "physiologically normal puberty" initiates and adulthood begins. Though adulthood is often culturally defined in legal terms, the World Health...