# Executive control system matures in early thirties

Executive control system (brain) (the prefrontal cortex), is only mature when you hit your thirties.

# References

The Self-Driven Child (p. 37)

As we mentioned, the parts of the prefrontal cortex that regulate emotions don’t mature until you reach your early thirties, but we’d be hard pressed to find a parent who would want to wait that long to let their “kids” make their own decisions.