Kids are Kids Til They're 25: Psychologists

Posted Monday, September 30th 2013 @ 10am  by  Matt Cantor, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– If your 24-year-old is acting like a kid, don't worry—he or she actually is one, at least according to psychologists, who now say adolescence continues until we're 25. "Neuroscience has made these massive advances where we now don't think that things just stop at a certain age, that actually there's evidence of brain development well into early twenties," notes a child psychologist; those in her field are now expected to see patients from ages 0 to 25, the BBC reports. That later development may explain the growing social acceptability of young adults living with their parents.

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