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Research Article

Adolescent Engagement in Dangerous Behaviors Is Associated with Increased White Matter Maturity of Frontal Cortex

  • Gregory S. Berns mail,

    gberns@emory.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, Economics Department, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, Center for Neuropolicy, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Sara Moore,

    Affiliation: Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • C. Monica Capra

    Affiliation: Economics Department, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Published: August 26, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0006773

About the Authors

Gregory S. Berns, Sara Moore
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Gregory S. Berns, C. Monica Capra
Economics Department, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Gregory S. Berns
Center for Neuropolicy, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: gberns@emory.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GSB SM CMC. Performed the experiments: SM. Analyzed the data: GSB SM. Wrote the paper: GSB.