A "teenage" way of thinking. Adolescent brains just aren't ''hard wired'' like adult brains. Adults think with the prefrontal cortex, the rational part of the brain; teens process information with the amygdala, the instinctual, emotional part of the brain. People who do things on 'impulse"...
Teens don't think, ''Binge drinking is very dangerous and stupid.'' Rather, it's ''Oh, boy, a chugging contest! Wouldn't it be cool if I won?'' This way of thinking is referred to as "Sophmorish"
by LisaIsTheCoolest February 13, 2010