Minasuk/ May 3, 2016/ Uncategorized

Why Teenagers Act Crazy | New York Times | June 2014 But there is a darker side to adolescence that, until now, was poorly understood: a surge during teenage years in anxiety and fearfulness. Largely because of a quirk of brain development, adolescents, on average, experience more anxiety and fear and have a harder time learning how not to be

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Minasuk/ November 6, 2015/ Uncategorized

Compulsive Texting Takes Toll on Teenagers | New York Times | October 2015 The study of more than 400 eighth and 11th graders found that many teenage texters had a lot in common with compulsive gamblers, including losing sleep because of texting, problems cutting back on texting and lying to cover up the amount of time they spent texting.

Minasuk/ June 25, 2014/ Uncategorized

Cool at 13, Adrift at 23 | New York Times | June 2014 A study finds that after early adolescence the social status of socially precocious teenagers often plummeted. “At 13, they were viewed by classmates with envy, admiration and not a little awe. The girls wore makeup, had boyfriends and went to parties held by older students. The boys

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