By Melissa Healy
March 6, 2013, 3:58 p.m.
Adults (especially parents) often find fault with the teenage brain. But they should admit that it is a powerful learning machine–and that sometimes, the grown-ups wish they could recapture its nimbleness. New research, conducted by researchers at Yale University and published Wednesday in the journal Neuron, homes in on the genetic and chemical mechanics that could make that possible.