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Clichés associated with teen brain are true


WILLMAR -- Figuring out why teenagers do the things they do can be perplexing to parents. Toss in alcohol and a teen's brain can be "hijacked," said Dr. Ken Winters, the keynote speaker Thursday during the PACT 4 Families Collaborative 2008 Community Conference on the Brain in Willmar.

Winters, director of the Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research, is a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the U of M.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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