After reading the article: What Teenage Brains Can Teach Us About Thinking Creatively by Steven Johnson
Though normally described as having an impulsive behaviour, advancements in neuroscience have played a major role in understanding the teenage brain's role both in risk taking as well as in learning and creating. A sprawling report on adolescent development highlighted that fixating on the negative aspects of teenage brain makes one to miss on the opportunities that can help teens to grow and learn. This 'fearless' trait in adolescents, as quoted by the director of UCLA's Developmental Neuroscience Laboratory, is exactly what makes them thrive in the space of creativity and enacting social change. This is a uniquely usueful trait in a testing situation that would basically require adaptation and creativity.