The Teenage Brain

Topic: The Developing Adolescent Brain and the Law   At last we know—at least in part—what accounts for some adolescent risk-taking and crazy behaviours. Their brains are still developing. In fact, the development is taking place in a critical part of the brain associated with rational thinking and decision making—the frontal lobes. What’s more, the emotional part of the brain—the limbic system—is particularly active (thanks, in part, to what is often referred to as “raging hormones”), while the thinking, planning, deciding part of the brain has not developed to the point that they have full control over their emotions.   We know this through brain imaging techniques that now allow us to see, in real time, brain activity while people are performing different activities. For instance, research shows that when processing emotional information, the teen’s limbic system is more active than the frontal lobe.   This research has found an interesting application in the legal system. Legislators and advocates are using the research to argue for changes in laws affecting teenagers. For instance, statistics have long shown that teenagers are much more prone to be involved in motor vehicle accidents. Pulling together the research on brain functioning with what we know about peer influence, some provinces have put limits on the number of passengers a teenage driver can have. The reasoning? Due to brain immaturity, teens may be less able to deflect peer pressure to take risks when driving—and the more peers present in the car, the greater the pressure.   Another area in which this research is being used is in laws that allow teenagers charged with serious crimes to be tried as adults. Is this fair, advocates ask, when teenagers still may have the minds of children? For years, psychologists have known that teenagers don’t have the cognitive understanding of adults when it comes to participating in trials. Now there is brain research to back it up. But do you agree?   For this discussion board exercise, we want you to select 1 peer reviewed journal, and 1 supporting scholarly literature to make your case regarding teenagers being tried as an adult or child.  Make sure to be very clear on which way the teenager should be tried in a court of law. Critically analyze the research surrounding this hot topic and use your critical thinking skills to step out of your comfort zone.   As a nurse you will encounter situations where you will be providing care to youth involved with the legal system. You will also be interacting with workers from the prison and young offenders’ system, and police officers, all of whom may have different views from your own. It is therefore critical to consider and reflect on the potential implications these encounters may have on your own values and beliefs.   Be sure to include one or more of the factors below in your discussions. These are examples but feel free to add a perspective or consideration that is not included on the list below.   The dilemma of confidentiality vs duty to report. What are the absolute exceptions? What are the potential implications of withholding information? Is it the nurse’s responsibility to share information disclosed in confidence? Why or why not? What best practice approach should the nurse facilitate? What about personal morals vs ethical values and the potential for moral distress/ moral dilemma? The professional ethical requirements of nurses as per the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO). Should adolescents be in your care after an incident where charges have been laid, do you think this fact would affect the care you administer? Do you believe socio-economical/ socio-demographic factors (living in rural and remote communities) play a role in these instances? Why or why not? What are some alternative solutions that nurses can advocate for? What are some of the risk factors for incarceration at a young age? How does this factor into your approach/ opinion if at all? Historically individuals have feigned illnesses to escape criminal charges (e.g. DUIs – driving under the influence) and therefore present to the ER as they cannot legally be charged if experiencing a health episode. How do you think you would respond in such situations when caring for the individual? What is the obligation for nursing or any healthcare provider essentially “harboring a criminal” (meaning the obligation for nurses to admit or deny that a specified individual is indeed receiving care within their institution). In reflecting on some of these points, have they impacted your initial thoughts at the outset of this discussion? Share how you feel and what you believe matter?

Assignments Ace
Order NOW For A 20% Discount! Coupon code: WELCOME20
Pages (550 words)
Approximate price: -

Why Assignmentsace?

Top Quality and Well-Researched Papers

We offer top-quality and well-researched assignment papers at low prices. We believe in offering the best quality services as we care about your grades, academic performance, and success. Our writers range from masters and Ph.D. graduates to professors. Our panel of expert academic writers does not rest until they are 100% sure your essay will score you an A+ only.

Professional and Experienced Academic Writers

Our writing company has the best panel of experienced academic and business writers. Our writers have experience of up to 9 years in the writing industry. They will go the extra mile to make sure you are handing in a quality A+ paper. If you are a student searching for any academic help, I advise you to seek for our experts' help.

Free Unlimited Revisions

Our clients frequently ask if they will be liable to free revisions once they place an assignment order with us. However, how many times you ask for revisions, our academic experts will help you. Either way, there is no need to worry as we provide free revisions. We are always after our clients’ satisfaction, and we are very proud to say that all our clients are satisfied with our writing services.

Prompt Delivery and 100% Money-Back-Guarantee

We are strict when it comes to assignments deadlines. We make sure our writers keep in mind the assignment delivery time. Because we care about clients, we go that extra mile to make sure you do not face those consequences. Whatever the deadline, we promise our clients a prompt delivery.

Affordable Prices

Are our charges too cheap for you to believe? Here at Assignments Ace, we offer quality assignment help at affordable prices. Our prices are substantive to cater to all students. Every time you place your assignment order with us, you are guaranteed a 15% discount.In addition, new clients enjoy a discount of 30% when placing their first order with us.

Customer Support 24/7

Do you have any queries for us? Or do you want to consult with our expert academic writers? Go ahead and contact us. We have 24/7 online friendly customer service. Whatever time of the day or night, we are always available for you. You can chat with us via our online chat services or contact us via our email, [email protected]

Try it now!

Calculate the price of your order

We'll send you the first draft for approval by at
Total price:
$0.00

How it works?

Follow these simple steps to get your paper done

Place your order

Fill in the order form and provide all details of your assignment.

Proceed with the payment

Choose the payment system that suits you most.

Receive the final file

Once your paper is ready, we will email it to you.

Our Services

Our assignments help website is the most internationally sought-after site because we offer a wide range of top-quality services at low prices. Our proud history as an assignment help company stretches back nine years. We do offer Top Quality, Well-Researched Papers and Online classes to help students internationally. We do both of these things at cheap affordable prices by offering up to a 30% discount.

Essays

Essay Writing Services

Writing an essay is one of the most tedious tasks that require a lot of concentration and research. Writing an essay takes hours and even up days. We offer the best custom writing service and have your best interests in mind. Most online writing industries do not have qualified writers and are just after your money. Worry less, our writers who have enough experience are ready to give you the help you need. Our writers are carefully selected and undergo some tests to prove their professionalism.

Admissions

Admission Papers

Are you applying for a college? We help students join their dream college by writing for them strong admission papers that showcases their qualities and personalities. An admission essay is an essay or other written statement by a candidate, often a potential student enrolling in a college, university, or graduate school. We utilize statements of purpose, personal statements, and personal essays to make a compelling case by stating your leadership activities, education, accomplishments, and professional background.

Editing

Editing and Proofreading

We offer an abundance of online proofreading and editing services for our clients. By definition, proofreading is the final surface-level check done on a document. Other academic writing companies offer editing and proofreading as separate services. At our assignment help website, we offer editing and proofreading services as one complete package at affordable cheap prices. Grab your 30% Coupon if you order today!!!

Coursework

Business Paper

Are you a student pursuing an MBA in business, no need to look any further? We offer the best assignment help as we have the top niche MBA business writers who will give you A+ assignments. Over the years, our experts have helped students accomplish their academic dreams. We have helped thousands of students complete their business assignments with confidence.Grab your 30% Coupon if you order today!!!

escort - adana escort bayan - escort adana - adana escort - escort mersinescort - adana escort bayan - escort adana - adana escort - escort mersin