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Book: iGen

on September 23, 2017 by

Why Today’s Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up..Less Happy–and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood–and What That Means for the Rest of Us


Trojan Sales Drop Blamed On ‘Distracted’ Millennials

on September 20, 2017 by

“young people are having less sex because they are distracted by their mobile phones.”


What’s Hot?

on September 16, 2017 by

Hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies

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Teens and Their Smartphone Habits…Values

on September 16, 2017 by

78.9% of 12- to 17-year-olds in the U.S. will be smartphone users this year, putting them on par with the total…

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Earlier Drinking By Teens Linked To Earlier Sex

on September 13, 2017 by

Teens who start drinking at younger ages are more likely to have their first sexual encounter earlier than others, according to a…

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Young Cyberbullying Victims Are Double-Risk Of Self-Harm

on September 13, 2017 by

Children and young people under-25 who become victims of cyberbullying are more than twice as likely to enact self-harm and attempt suicide…


5 Facts About Millennial Households

on September 12, 2017 by

More Millennial households are in poverty than households headed by any other generation


Another Argument For Starting School Later

on September 8, 2017 by

Teens Sleeping in Would Save the U.S. $9 Billion a Year

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Drug Reduces Risk Of HIV Infection Among Gay Teen Males

on September 6, 2017 by

Can safely reduce HIV risk for those under 18


Flashback: Why College Students And Teens Leave The Church

on September 5, 2017 by

The gap between the congregation and the youth ministry is growing, when they graduate all they know is the youth ministry


Dating app Tinder finds gold at Apple’s App Store

on September 3, 2017 by

Tinder for the first time became the top-grossing app in Apple’s online shop, topping the likes of Netflix, Pandora and hit mobile…


Social Media Culture Can Lead To Inappropriate Posts

on September 2, 2017 by

Risky social media posts…might be a deliberate strategy to fit in with the wider social media culture that makes people believe ‘it’s…

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Energy Drink….May Hike Risk Of Substance Abuse

on September 2, 2017 by

Researchers suggests young adults who regularly consume highly caffeinated energy drinks may be at risk for future substance use.

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One Teenager May Require More ? Sleep Than Another

on September 2, 2017 by

There are differences among teens in how much sleep they need to maintain the best daily mood.


Many ‘Practicing Christians’ Agree With Aspects Of Marxism

on September 1, 2017 by

We have observed and reported on increasing pluralism, relativism, and moral decline among Americans and even in the Church.”


Kids Under 10 Make Up 10% Of Porn Site Visitors

on August 28, 2017 by

Most experts claim that 11 is the average age for exposure to pornography, but that number is obsolete


Hot New Anonymous Messaging App

on August 24, 2017 by

Popular with U.S. teenagers and in a growing number of other countries, Sarahah

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Marijuana Tied To High Blood Pressure

on August 23, 2017 by

The longer they used Marijuana the more likely they were to have hypertension

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Facebook Usage Among Teens Set To Drop In U.S

on August 23, 2017 by

Facebook-nevers, many children aging into the tween demographic that appear to be overlooking Facebook


For Millennials, Eloping Is The New Lavish Wedding

on August 23, 2017 by

“People just want to start their life. They don’t feel like they have to follow traditional norms anymore.”


Millennials And Narcissism In Our Society

on August 22, 2017 by

1 in 10 millennials fuel their narcissism daily by doing this…

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Snapchat vs Instagram

on August 22, 2017 by

46% Of Influencers Say They Would Give Up Snapchat If They Were To Abandon One Platform


Flashback: Instagram Stories Hits 200 Million Users

on August 22, 2017 by

Over 200 million people now use Instagram Stories every day to keep up with friends and accounts they love

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Fatal Opioid ODs On The Rise Among U.S. Teens

on August 20, 2017 by

Drug overdose deaths among older teenagers in the United States has taken a turn for the worse, a new federal report finds,…

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Cyberbullies More Likely To Attempt Suicide

on August 17, 2017 by

Cyberbullies are 20 percent more likely to attempt suicide than others, according to a report


What’s Hot?

on August 12, 2017 by

A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies

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Obesity In Teen Years Tied To Colon Cancer Risk In Adulthood

on August 12, 2017 by

Overweight and obese teens in Israel had about a 53 percent higher risk for colon cancer as adults

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Teens Are Most Bullied On Instagram And Facebook

on August 12, 2017 by

Instagram is the network of choice for cyberbullies in 2017, with Facebook close behind


Smartphones..Possible Causes Of Rising Teen Suicide Rate

on August 5, 2017 by

Suicide rates for teenage girls are at a 40-year high. For boys aged 15 to 19 has increased more than 30%

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Hearing Loss Rates Steady For U.S. Teens

on August 3, 2017 by

Vaccine that prevents ear infections may have counterbalanced surge in headphone use, expert says

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Young People Are Developing An Entitlement Complex

on July 31, 2017 by

Confronting these is especially threatening to an entitled person because it violates their worldview of self-superiority

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Study:Video-Games Still Do Not Harm Your Brain Empathy

on July 29, 2017 by

Another study has debunked the oft-repeated myth that violence in video games handicaps our ability to empathize


The 4 Types Of Students On Every Mission Trip

on July 28, 2017 by

There are only 4 types of teenagers that go on mission trips. See if you can recognize them in their habitat

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Flashback Statistics: Media Use By Tweens And Teens

on July 25, 2017 by

“Young people average 2 hours a day listening to music”

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Heavy Drinking In Teens Can Damage Brain

on July 24, 2017 by

Research looking at the effects of alcohol among young people found that heavy drinking can cause brain changes resulting in disastrous short-term…

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25 Year Outcomes In Adolescents Who Self-Harm….

on July 24, 2017 by

A new study has found that teenagers who self-harm are more likely to experience substance abuse and psychosocial problems as adults


Study: Religious People More Tolerant Than Atheists

on July 22, 2017 by

Researchers at the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium…

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Media Influence…

on July 21, 2017 by

It reveals what parental concerns regarding media influence in today’s world

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Chronic Depression In Young Teens Tied To Marijuana

on July 21, 2017 by

Research carried out by scientists investigating depression in early teenage years and the use of marijuana later in life has found a…


Teenage Consumer Spending Statistics

on July 19, 2017 by

Statistic Brain Research Institute

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Alarming Spike In Middle School Suicide Rate

on July 16, 2017 by

The suicide rate doubled between 2007 and 2014, surpassing the death rate from car crashes

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Teen Boys & Girls May Experience Depression Differently

on July 14, 2017 by

U.K. researchers have discovered depression has different effects on the brain activity of male and female….

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For Many, Technology Addiction Is Real

on July 14, 2017 by

Younger technology users (ages 15 to 19) struggle most (44%) with taking a break from their devices

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Marijuana Use Linked to Greater Psychosis Risk in Teens

on July 14, 2017 by

Teenagers who increase their marijuana use are more likely to experience psychotic-like episodes.

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Generation Z’s Relationship With Music

on July 4, 2017 by

YouTube is the most pervasive entertainment platform for Gen Z, peaking at 94% monthly penetration among 16-19 year olds.

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Girls Suffer From Digital Dating Abuse

on July 2, 2017 by

Girls reported that they were more upset by these behaviors and reported more negative emotional responses

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Teen Student Drinking Declines, But 1 in 6 Binge

on June 26, 2017 by

CDC report


What’s Hot?

on June 24, 2017 by

A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies

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Most U.S. Teens Aren’t “Doing It”

on June 24, 2017 by

Sex is everywhere in the media, and so you may be convinced that today’s teens are always looking to “hook-up.” But new…

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Childhood Bullying Linked to Increased Health Risks in Adulthood

on June 24, 2017 by

Childhood bullying may lead to long-lasting health consequences, impacting psychosocial risk factors for cardiovascular health

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Legal Pot And Car Crashes: Yes, There’s A Link

on June 23, 2017 by

More drivers admit to using pot, and it is showing up more frequently among people involved in crashes

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Anti-Semitic Views: By Half Of Austrias Muslim Youth

on June 22, 2017 by

Almost 50 per cent of newly-arrived young Austrian Muslim migrants hold anti-Semitic views


Teens Are Getting As Little Exercise As 60-Year-Olds

on June 20, 2017 by

A significant majority of teenagers don’t get the recommended 60 minutes of exercise per day,

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College Students, Poor Sleep Habits Equal Poor Grades

on June 16, 2017 by

College students with irregular patters of sleep and wakefulness also had lower grade point averages.

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Overweight Kids Pay A Heavy Social Price

on June 16, 2017 by

Overweight kids are excluded and ostracized by classmates in school more often than their thinner peers, new research indicates.


Struggling Moms Of Teens Can Benefit From Social Support

on June 16, 2017 by

Mothers who do not feel in control of their lives and who struggle with their teenage children can benefit from having a…

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Teens And Adult Beverages

on June 13, 2017 by

The Good News and Bad News in Today’s Alcohol Trends

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Sex Attacks At Swedish Festivals Have Risen 1000 Percent

on June 12, 2017 by

“All cases are reported to the police. It is young teenage girls who have been victims,”


Ramadan Rage 2017 Hits Grim Milestone: 1,003 Dead, 1,036 Wounded

on June 12, 2017 by

Including, women, children and families

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Night Phone Use A Danger For Adolescent Mental Health

on June 11, 2017 by

Adolescents’ late-night mobile phone use was directly linked to poor quality sleep, which subsequently led to poorer mental health outcomes, reduced coping,…

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New Teen Drivers Face Triple The Risk Of A Fatal Crash

on June 11, 2017 by

Newly minted teen drivers in the United States have almost triple the risk of being involved in a deadly crash than adults,…

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Witnessing Parental Psychological Abuse May Do More Harm Than Physical Abuse

on June 11, 2017 by

Childhood exposure to parental psychological abuse appears to be more damaging to children’s future mental health than witnessing physical violence between parents

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Teen Pregnancy Rates Drop As Government Funding Of Sex Ed dDecreases

on June 10, 2017 by

Study: budget cuts to sex education classes may have contributed to lower rates of teenage pregnancy in England

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Friendship More Important For Health Than Family As We Age, Study Finds

on June 8, 2017 by

…our social circle has a greater impact on our health and well-being than family does, a new study finds


Marijuana May Make Your Gums Go To Pot

on June 7, 2017 by

People who use it frequently twice as likely to have periodontal disease, researchers say

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Study: Elite High Schools Breed Higher Risk Of Addiction

on June 7, 2017 by

Rates are two to three times higher than national norms


Gen Z Power List: Meet The Brands, Platforms And Creators That Teens Love

on June 7, 2017 by

From AwesomenessTV to Zendaya, these are the names to know


More Than A Third Of Teenage Girls Experience Depression

on June 4, 2017 by

Depression in many children appears to start as early as age 11. By the time they hit age 17, the analysis found,…

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Link Between Adolescent Lying And Early Alcohol Usage

on June 4, 2017 by

Adolescents who have a greater tendency to lie to their parents are also more likely to start using alcohol at an earlier…


Book: When Parenting Isn’t Perfect

on June 3, 2017 by

Jim Daly


Snapchat Statatistics And Facts

on June 1, 2017 by

Get the full report here


5 Days of Snapchat Discover – Safe for Kids?

on June 1, 2017 by

32% of all teens in US at the age 13 to 17 years old use Snapchat

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Why Is The Teenage Brain So Unpredictable?

on May 30, 2017 by

A neurobiologist explains

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The Secret Online World Of British Teens

on May 30, 2017 by

How streaks, deep likes and ghosting define young lives


Chicago Teens Getting Pregnant At Historically Low Rates. But….

on May 29, 2017 by

But the city’s teen pregnancy rate still eclipses the national average. There were 32 births per 1,000 females aged 15-19 in the…

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Islam On Track To Overtake Christianity As World’s No. 1 Religion

on May 29, 2017 by

Pew Research Center study projects Muslim population in America will double by 2050

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Parents’ Digital Distractions Linked To Kids’ Behavioral Issues

on May 28, 2017 by

Low amounts, interruptions to parent-child time caused by digital technology are associated with child behavior problems

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Psychologist Debunks Claim That Fidget Spinners Help Kids Focus

on May 28, 2017 by

Fidget spinners have absolutely no scientific studies behind them…They’re a toy, not a treatment

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Heavy Kids Face Triple The Odds For Depression In Adulthood

on May 28, 2017 by

When compared with normal-weight kids who become overweight adults, overweight or obese youth in the study faced three times the risk of…

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Teens And Anxiety A Helpful Infographic

on May 27, 2017 by

Walt Mueller


A Third Of American Millennials Live With Their Parents

on May 26, 2017 by

US Census


How This Teen Fell Into A World Of Secret Sexting, Alcohol And Drugs

on May 22, 2017 by

How she managed to recover from her attachment to her phone and social media

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2 Kids Obsessed With Electronic Devices Get An Intervention

on May 22, 2017 by

Autumn, a mother of two, and her family went four weeks without using devices

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Obsessed Video Gamer Dad Tries To Give Up Games For His Family

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“I would say he’s a functioning addict,” Maria said of her husband, Chris


Gaming Addiction: “I Just Can’t Take The Regular Schooling Anymore,”

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Teen who skipped school to play video games goes through treatment in the wilderness

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?..Social Network Ranks As The Worst For Young People’s Mental Health

on May 20, 2017 by

Posting constant updates on the social network could reveal emotional stress

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Amazon Hot Toy List Calls For Summer Of STEM

on May 19, 2017 by

Amazon predicts products from Disney and Little Tikes will top toy sales this summer as movie-themed and STEM products continue to grow…

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Teen Student Drinking Declines, But 1 In 6 Binge Drink

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Pornography Could Be Ruining Men’s Sex Lives

on May 15, 2017 by

A growing a number of scientists are becoming concerned about its toxic effect on real relationships

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Legalized Pot Sends More Teens To ER

on May 14, 2017 by

A Colorado children’s hospital saw 4 times as many marijuana-intoxicated teenagers land in its ER or urgent care centers following legalization of…

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Bullied In 5th Grade, Prone To Drug Abuse By High School

on May 14, 2017 by

…more likely to show signs of depression in seventh grade, and abuse substances like alcohol, marijuana or tobacco in 10th grade, researchers…


Fidget Spinner$

on May 13, 2017 by

The $500,000 Trend Spinning The Toy Industry Upside Down

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Infographic: Marijuana And The Teen Brain

on May 10, 2017 by

With legalization of marijuana happening in a growing number of states, it’s easy for kids to buy the lie that marijuana…

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Adolescent Suicidality, Self-harm Doubles In US Hospitals

on May 9, 2017 by

From 2008 to 2015, suicidality and serious self-harm nearly doubled among children aged 15 to 17 years presenting to a hospital

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Most Teens Have Taken Social Media Break

on May 6, 2017 by

Nearly 60 percent of teens in the U.S. have taken a break from social media, the bulk of them even voluntarily, a…

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Overall Youth Violence On The Decline In U.S.

on May 6, 2017 by

New research contradicts the popular wisdom, finding that youth violence has sharply declined over the last decade

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Cannabis Use In Adolescence Linked to schizophrenia

on May 1, 2017 by

Cannabis in other ways during adolescence may serve as a catalyst for schizophrenia in individuals already susceptible to the disorder

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Set Family Routines Cut Down on Obesity

on April 29, 2017 by

Regulate meals, bedtime and screen time — and not only improve their child’s emotional health, but also cut down on the likelihood…

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College Students May Forget Class Content to Protect Self-Image

on April 29, 2017 by

Forgetting content from a stressful math class may be one way to protect an individual’s belief that they are good at math


Study: Female Genital Mutilation In The US

on April 26, 2017 by

A new national campaign against “Female Genital Mutilation” that is commonplace in some immigrant communities