Your baby's brain explained | 'Turbo-charged feelings': The teen years

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You can thank your teen's cerebral shortfalls for their inability to appropriately assess cause and effect, understand social cues and their general incapacity to "consider things from another person's perspective". (Getty Images)
You can thank your teen's cerebral shortfalls for their inability to appropriately assess cause and effect, understand social cues and their general incapacity to "consider things from another person's perspective". (Getty Images)

If you've ever taken a moment to look at your teen and wondered if any of the words of wisdom you doled out over the years have stuck, experts say... not exactly. 

It's most likely that it's gone in one ear, out the other, and filed away for future use. 

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