Inhibitory Control and Emotion Recognition in Adolescents and Adults Introduction: Parents may not like it, but their teens’ demonstrations of emotion may simply be attributed to the development of the brain. The demonstrated ability for neurological development offered in the interaction of cognitive control is likely to parallel the emotional development of the brain. While the brain is able to assemble a mechanism through which it: “communicates the need to recruit cognitive control” (Ridderinkhof, van den Wildenberg, Segalowitz, and Carter, 2004, p. 129), the brain may not be in control of the mechanisms dependent upon emotional recognition. Yet if an inability to show emotional restraint be demonstrated in adolescents at a greater...The end:
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