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Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Science Magazine: Improving Adolescent Learning
Learning declines for adolescents entering puberty--for human beings or mice. In mice, scientists discovered that learning improves when administered a stress hormone. This phenomenon does not appear in adults or the prepubescent.