This is the teenager’s brain on peer pressure

Highlights from day four of the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting

4:20pm, November 18, 2008

WASHINGTON — Tuesday, November 18, 2008, was the fourth day of the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting, and topics remained diverse: What happens in the brain when teenagers feel peer pressure, a study in mice suggesting a new way to treat depression, the best way to relearn walking after a stroke, and the long lasting effects of disrupted sleep.

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