Development


Anonymous
on Sep 29, 2015 @ 05:44 pm

At what age is the human brain fully developed? The answer is 21. Found this out years ago and was really surprised.Found this interesting.
 


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chrissyann123
DEVELOPMENT on Sep 29, 2015 @ 05:52 pm

Thanks for sharing this interesting fact. But is it the same for men I wonder sometimes. lol
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Anonymous
chrissyann123 on Sep 29, 2015 @ 10:34 pm

LOL Yes, I wonder too though
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prettyrainbow
. on Sep 30, 2015 @ 01:10 am

It used to be the age of 21 but in recent years they brought the age up to the mid twenties, even close to the age of 30. Makes you wonder whether the legal drinking age, as well as access to driver's licences should be increased.
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Anonymous
development on Sep 30, 2015 @ 05:53 am

No Still "by the age of 21"
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sandrusia
<3 on Sep 30, 2015 @ 07:50 am

interesting
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blubie
hmm on Sep 30, 2015 @ 03:38 pm

cool fact!! though we never stop learning
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prettyrainbow
development on Oct 01, 2015 @ 01:54 am

Unfortunately, I'll have to disagree dollys gramma.

I have great interest in this topic since, as a teacher and childcare professional, I studied this issue in university and I specialize in working with children who have developmental issues, so as you can understand, it is something I am very familiar with. In fact, the principal at our school brought this up at one of our meetings because it affects the way we, as teachers, teach and assess our students.

Here's a great article related to this interesting fact. It's a fascinating read:

http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-24173194

I do invite you to share anything that you've read related to this topic. The more information, the better!

Have a great day! :)

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Anonymous
Development on Oct 01, 2015 @ 02:12 am

Good for you but that's news to me. I also have had extensive knowledge with children, attended University, worked in psychiatrics etc. Back not too long ago it was 21. Things do change. Appreciate your input. We both are very familiar with this topic. Glad you enlightened us all on this, very interesting to know.
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Anonymous
Development on Oct 01, 2015 @ 02:30 am

Hi again prettyrainbow. You are smack right on.I checked it out on the internet and it says is was condidered at one time to be 21, but now they have deternined it to be into the mid 20's.Sooo glad you brought this to light as I don't practice anymore and never would have known. Very interesting.
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prettyrainbow
development on Oct 01, 2015 @ 12:26 pm

That's ok dollys gramma. We're here to take part in a healthy discussion and to learn at the same time and it's a great platform to learn from and with each other. I'm really glad you also worked with children. It's an amazing and rewarding profession to be in! You're also absolutely right. The initial age was 21, which is probably why the governments chose 18-21 as legal driving and drinking ages to begin with. I'm actually surprised they haven't revised this since the new results came out. It would be interesting to see whether road accidents decrease after this new cut off point to see whether there is a correlation.

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