It is a myth that teens need less sleep than young children.They need 9 to 10 hours a night, scientists say, although most fall short.Sleep-deprivation only exacerbates moodiness and cloudy decision-making. And sleep is thought to aid the critical reorganization of the teen brain.
As teens become better at thinking abstractly, their social anxiety increases, according to Research.Abstract reasoning makes it possible to consider yourself from the eyes of another. Teens may use this new skill to ruminate about what others are thinking of them. In which may be why teens are more likely to take risks when other teens are around.