The resourses below provide information for varying age levels.
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Articles Constance, H. (2003). Getting the Short End of the Allele. Science, 291-293. Dobbs, D. (2011, October). Beautiful Brains. National Geographic, pp. 37-59. Fields, D. R. (2004, April). The Other Half of the Brain. Scientific American, pp. 55-61. Fiorillo, C. D., Tobler, P. N., & Schultz, W. (2003). Discrete Coding of Reward Probability and Uncertainty by Dopamine Neurons. Science, 1898-1902. Kubanek, J., & Snyder, L. H. (2015, June). Reward and punishment as as distinct factors in guiding behavior. Science. 154-167. LeDoux, J. (2002). Synaptic self: How our brains become who we are. Peoples, L. L. (2002). Will, Anterior Cingulate Cortex, and Addiction. Science, 1623-1624. Richmond, B. J., Liu, Z., & Shidara, M. (2003). Predicting Future Rewards. Science, 179-180. Vogel, G. (1997). Scientists probe feelings behind decision-making. Science, 1269. Wickelgren, I. (1997). Cognitive Neuroscience: Working Memory Linked to Intelligence. Science, 1581-1582. Audiovisual Spinks, S. (Director). (2002. Frontline. Season 20. Episode 11). Inside the Teenage Brain [Motion Picture]. Spinks, S. (n.d.). pbs.org. Retrieved November 17, 2018, from Adolescent Brains are Works in Progress: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/teenbrain/work/adolescent.html