The neurological chemical changes help to support the evidence for the increase in adrenaline and dopamine that takes place when the belief is that the reward outweighs the possible dangers and negative consequences of risky behaviors.
True freedom and happiness lie not in what we have and what we do for ourselves. Instead they emerge in the non-material connection we have to life, and in what good we do for other people. Nearly everyone has done something for someone else and not expected recognition or compensation for it, right?
Properly structured, supervised and assessed experiential learning programs can stimulate academic inquiry by promoting interdisciplinary learning, community engagement, career development, cultural and self awareness, leadership, and other behavioral, cognitive and emotional skills.
Our biggest adventures will most likely be inside our quirky and fun, yet knowledgable, minds since we love to live every day like they are our last, help everyone we can, and have a great time while we help today's youth navigate the nuances of this thing we call adult life.