Preteen girl singing karaoke with microphone isolated on white. Register Log in. Because you have relied on punishment rather than helping your child develop inner discipline, this could take some time weeks or even months. Login to Fotolia. A research article published in Cerebral Cortex January suggests that adolescents indulge in risk-taking behavior because the anterior insula is more highly-activated in young teens than in adults, and the ventral striatum peaks in middle adolescence. Share on Pinterest.
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First, she feels controlled, so she's more likely to rebel against you.
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If you can help her notice that effect herself -- instead of rushing to control her, which will just make her rebel -- she's more likely to take responsibility to act on that knowledge. Preteen schoolgirl looking at folder eurobanks Fotolia. Privacy Disclaimer Site by Enginate. But since recent research finds girls now perform as well as boys in math, a more probable cause for the gender gap is culture not biology.