# Executive control system matures in early thirties
Executive control system (brain) (the prefrontal cortex), is only mature when you hit your thirties.
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.
- Practicing judgement helps brain develops earlier
- Executive control system is one of the major part of our brain systems that helps in making decisions. Unfortunately, Executive control system matures in early thirties, and there are many decisions that an individual have to make before they hit their thirties.