Researchers uncover a casual relationship between behavioral control and a specific imbalance in brain function that exists during adolescence.
Researchers suggest older people may be less likely to take risks due to declining dopamine levels.
A new study links parental depression with increased activity in areas of the teen brain associated with risk taking behaviors.
According to a new study, those addicted to cocaine have strong motivation to seek out rewards, but exhibit an impaired ability to adjust their behavior and are less fulfilled when they achieve their desired goal.
Researchers explore the link between different life circumstances and risk taking behaviors in older people.