• Why College Students Do What They Do

    Why do college students engage in high-risk behaviors, fail to consider the consequences of their actions, are often more influenced by peers than common sense, and engage in a period of hedonist adventurism, binge drinking, and drug experimentation soon after they enter college? The answers to these and similar questions may lie in new research on neurobiological development during the college years (18-24). This program explains this new "science of the mind" research and how it can be used to inform student affairs practice

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