At Leiden University's Brain and Development Lab, Barbara Braams studied adolescents' risk-taking behaviour in connection to the brain's development. Examples of risk-taking behaviour are: drinking a lot of alcohol and acting really funny on your scooter.
“Once in a while, I can’t control the urge to hit someone”. If this statement is characteristic of you, there is a reasonable chance that you have a short fuse…literally.
Female fetuses gestated together with a male co-twin are thought to be ‘masculinized’ in their development. Is this really the case? And how does it work?