Origin of puberty
OTHER WORDS FROM pubertypost·pu·ber·ty, adjective
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Taken together, Romeo’s studies suggested that neuroendocrine stress responses get shaped during puberty to emerge differently in adulthood.
In other words, something happens in puberty — but not earlier in childhood — that allows the brain to shift back to normal stress responses that had been skewed by early trauma.
The responses were being shaped more powerfully when those stressors occurred around puberty rather than later in life.
Others were young and had not yet undergone the rat version of puberty.
This suggests that puberty may offer a greater potential for change.
That our Post-Puberty Dennis the Menace appears to be lost in such deep slumber seems only understandable.This Is What Justin Bieber Looks Like Sleeping, Taken by a Groupie (VIDEO)|Kevin Fallon|November 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Puberty, pū′bėr-ti, n. the age of full development: early manhood or womanhood: the period when a plant begins to flower.
Puberty is reached relatively late, usually between the fourteenth and sixteenth years.The Bontoc Igorot|Albert Ernest Jenks
Puberty comes to both sexes as early as at ten and eleven years.The Physical Life of Woman:|Dr. George H Napheys
By "Puberty" is meant the age at which a woman begins her period of possible child-bearing experience.Private Sex Advice to Women|R. B. Armitage
Puberty marks its advent, although the exact sign of its arrival is hard to determine.The Boy and the Sunday School|John L. Alexander