According to a new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, teenagers who are more likely to gain pleasure from performing tasks that help others are less likely to be depressed than teens who gain pleasure from selfish tasks.
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There has been a frenzied movement for the legalization of marijuana across the United States. The excitement over legalizing pot appears to have glossed over careful considerations of the actual potential health hazards associated with marijuana. Certainly, it's not a good idea to expose kids to marijuana, as new research has implied would likely occur more often with decriminalization.
Teenagers who smoke pot are putting themselves at risk for damaging their brain and altering memory and reasoning circuits located in the sub-cortical region of the brain, according to a new study published Monday in the journal Schizophrenia Bulletin.