Impulsive Actions In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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Teenagers act in irrational, impulsive and hazardous ways. This is due to their brains being underdeveloped and can’t form important connections, in fact a person's brain doesn't mature until their early 20’s. Teens also tend to put themselves at risk more than adults and misinterpret situations. Romeo and Juliet are an excellent example of the teen brain. Teens impulsive actions typically can be reckless for themselves and others. The undeveloped brain mainly uses the amygdala, the part of the brain responsible for instinctual responses. In the play Romeo and Juliet get married after a day of knowing each other. Also when Romeo thought Juliet had died his first thought was that he should die with his love. This goes to show that teens

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