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The teenage brain: dodgy wiring?

Azamat Tazhayakov, Dias Kadyrbayev and Robel Phillipos; all 19 years old

Boy, teenagers can be stupid. Hiding evidence that your friend committed an act of terrorism is up there with slapping the Queen as one of the most stupid things you can do. The Boston bombers’ friends, who disposed of an incriminating laptop and rucksack, are going to pay for their mistakes with years of their lives, but, interestingly psychology is on their side.

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