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Adults 25 And Older, Tell Me What Changed When Your Frontal Lobe Fully Developed

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The National Library of Medicine states: "It is well established that the brain undergoes a 'rewiring' process that is not complete until approximately 25 years of age."

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When this "rewiring process" occurs, some people notice a shift in their personality, behavior, and the things they care about that differs from their teens or early 20s.

So, I'm asking adults in the BuzzFeed Community who are 25 and up to share how they changed when their frontal lobe developed.

Here are a few interesting experiences Redditors have had:

"Around 25, I just got a lot better about seeing how other people (in particular men) used me throughout my life and understanding what I really want. Plus, I just do not give a fuck about body hair or anything else that society told me was terrible anymore."

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"I became much more aware of self-preservation. I was less interested in doing risky activities that never bothered me before."


"I became much more confident. I just do things I want to do without giving too much of a fuck what others may think. This for me is getting a long-wanted plastic surgery."

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"I don't feel FOMO for things I really didn't want to do in the first place, in general I just feel more comfortable being myself."


In the comments below, share what changed for you at 25 when your frontal lobe developed. If you'd prefer to remain anonymous, just fill out this Google Form.