Pushing Pause


1.  Read the story “Pushing Pause” on page 12-13 in Choices Magazine issue “April ’14”

2.  Answer these three questions in OneNote.

a.  Identify three factors that influence decision making, and analyze how these factors are interrelated.

b.  Using what you’ve learned about brain development, explain why the decision-making process is different for teens than for adults.  What is an advantage of this difference?  What is a disadvantage? Give an example of each.

c.  According to scientific studies, what long-term benefitss are correlated with self-control, and how can self-control be improved?



Pushing Pause Reading


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