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UK: ‘Godless Cities’ and ‘Religious Enclaves’?

on July 28, 2014 by

The Distribution of Religion and Nonreligion in England and Wales.

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AUSSIES WATCH MORE TV YEAR-ON-YEAR

on July 25, 2014 by

Teens: (along with 25-34s) have the greatest tendency of all online Australians to multi-task

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Flashback: 15 Sites and Apps Kids Are Heading to Beyond Facebook

on July 23, 2014 by

Why it’s popular and what parents need to know

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Children 12 And Under Are Fastest Growing Group Of Unaccompanied Minors At U.S. Border

on July 23, 2014 by

117% increase in the number of unaccompanied children ages 12 and younger caught at the U.S.-Mexico border

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Why Seven Hours of Sleep Might Be Better Than Eight

on July 23, 2014 by

Sleep experts close in on the optimal night’s sleep

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In Post-Recession Era, Young Adults Drive Continuing Rise in Multi-Generational Living

on July 22, 2014 by

Declining employment, marrying at later ages and staying in school…

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Pew Research: How Americans Feel About Religious Groups

on July 21, 2014 by

…0 reflects the coldest, most negative possible rating and 100 the warmest

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Middle Schoolers Who Text More Have Sex More

on July 21, 2014 by

Oddly researchers found that about 20% of students have received a sext, only five % said they’d sent one

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What’s Hot?

on July 20, 2014 by

by Jim Liebelt

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Kids Who Spend Time Outdoors Are Healthier

on July 20, 2014 by

by Jim Liebelt

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Teen Drivers Not Wearing Seat Belts

on July 20, 2014 by

Jim Liebelt

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More Americans Than Ever Live In Multigenerational Households

on July 18, 2014 by

A larger share of young people live in multigenerational arrangements than of Americans 85 and older

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Millennials’ Political Views Don’t Make Any Sense

on July 17, 2014 by

That’s not a harsh assessment. It’s just a fair description.

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Researcher Questions Data in Same-Sex Parenting Study

on July 16, 2014 by

..the collection method was geared to skew the results in favor of same-sex couples.

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Children Reared by ‘Mom and Dad’ Are Better Off ThanThose Reared by Homosexuals

on July 16, 2014 by

New parenting study questions politically correct view that kids raised by homosexuals exhibit ‘no differences.’

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Flashback: Social Media Affecting Teens’ Concepts Of Friendship, Intimacy

on July 15, 2014 by

Young people feel socially supported by having large networks of on-line friends they may never see

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Teen Drinkers Risking Their Lives

on July 13, 2014 by

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Teens Who Receive Sexts Are 6 Times More Likely To Report Having Had Sex

on July 13, 2014 by

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How Young People Are Reading More Than You Think

on July 13, 2014 by

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Teen Who Drink and Drug Face Higher Risks

on July 12, 2014 by

Jim Liebelt

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Study Finds Teen Dating Violence Affects 1 in 6

on July 12, 2014 by

Jim Liebelt

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A Dangerous Drug Trend For Bored Teens

on July 11, 2014 by

Work distracts them from parenting. The lack of part-time jobs for teens = unsupervised time

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A Day In The Life Of A Mobile Teen [infographic]

on July 9, 2014 by

The one thing that I have done right in the past few years is setting up a texting service

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Flashback: McAfee “2014 Teens And The Screen Study”

on July 9, 2014 by

Teens’ Online Behavior Can Get Them in Trouble

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Binge Drinking Common In Teens

on July 7, 2014 by

Teens with more unstable home environments were found to be more likely to turn to drinking

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Teens Are Turning To Tanning Beds Despite Cancer Risk

on July 7, 2014 by

The truth is, teens overwhelmingly equate tans with attractiveness.”I feel more confident with a tan,”

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Alcohol Sponsorship and Hazardous Drinking Among British Athletes Read more: Study Finds Link Between Alcohol Sponsorship and Hazardous Drinking Among British Athletes

on July 7, 2014 by

Study Finds Link Between Alcohol Sponsorship and Hazardous Drinking Among British Athletes

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Flashback: MORE TEENS IN TREATMENT ADDICTED TO MARIJUANA

on July 6, 2014 by

Over 65% of adolescents ages 12-17 who were admitted to treatment had addiction involving marijuana

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Chronic Childhood Stress Leaves Lasting Impact on Brain

on July 4, 2014 by

“Just because it’s in the brain doesn’t mean it’s destiny,”

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259 Million Prescriptions For Painkillers In 2012

on July 4, 2014 by

Painkiller Prescription Rates Vary Widely Among States

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Flashback: Parents Play Role in Teens’ Prescription Drug Abuse

on July 4, 2014 by

Misuse and abuse of prescription drugs is one of the fastest growing drug epidemics in the United States

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Kids With ADHD More Likely to Abuse Drugs

on July 4, 2014 by

Children suffering from (ADHD) are more than twice as likely to try and abuse drugs

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Caffeine Overdose Ruled Cause Of Prom King’s Death

on July 2, 2014 by

USA Today

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Flashback: Sex Early In A Relationship Linked To Later Dissatisfaction

on July 2, 2014 by

Women are just more sensitive to relationship-quality issues than are men

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Smoking Is Deadlier Than 50 Years Ago

on July 1, 2014 by

Smoking can cause 13 different types of cancer…

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‘HONOR’ KILLINGS

on July 1, 2014 by

A new kind of American tragedy

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Teen Drivers Safer When Parents Improve Teaching Skills

on June 30, 2014 by

The study was funded by State Farm Insurance

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Why Teenagers Take Stupid Risks

on June 30, 2014 by

The immature teenage brain

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Millennials Shy Away from Voice Mail

on June 30, 2014 by

The expectation is that we send each other text messages, and if you wanted to talk to someone, you’d answer their…

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Video Game Consoles #1 Streaming Devices For TVs

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Half of U.S. households already own at least one, and some households use the devices to stream online

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The World’s Favorite Drug Is More Dangerous Than You Think, UN Says

on June 30, 2014 by

Consuming marijuana entails serious health risks, including lung problems and memory impairment

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30% Of White Teenage Girls Use Indoor Tanning

on June 29, 2014 by

Indoor tanning is most common in the midwest and the south

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Skin Cancer Risks Higher for Teens Who Tan

on June 29, 2014 by

Our findings suggest that teens and young adults who seek indoor tanning may be especially vulnerable

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Indiana #1 In Teen…

on June 28, 2014 by

Indiana ranks number one when it comes to teen driver deaths among licensed teen drivers

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The Apps Teens Actually Love

on June 27, 2014 by

Top 5 Charts

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Teens Using Facebook More

on June 27, 2014 by

Nearly half of the respondents, 12 and 17, said they were using Facebook more than they were a year ago

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Belonging: Cool at 13, Adrift at 23

on June 26, 2014 by

“pseudomature” behavior was an even stronger predictor of problems with alcohol and drugs than levels of drug use in early adolescence

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Belonging: 13 in Years, but 10 or 15 in Thoughts and Action

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Pseudo-mature behaviors in early adolescence predicts “significant difficulties in social functioning” up to 10 years later

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Belonging: Is Adult Life “Nothing But High School”?

on June 26, 2014 by

Belonging to the cool crowd is associated with higher rates of drinking, drug use, sexual activity

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64 Percent of High School Seniors Have Had Sex

on June 22, 2014 by

Are more kids having sex than years prior?

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Extreme Parenting Styles Linked to Substance Use in Teens

on June 21, 2014 by

by Jim Liebelt

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Majority of Kids Are Sexting

on June 21, 2014 by

Students were largely unaware of potential legal consequences of sexting

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One Simple Secret For Getting Teens To Talk

on June 19, 2014 by

Parents should not…

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CDC: Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance

on June 19, 2014 by

The (YRBSS) monitors six categories of priority health-risk behaviors among youth and young adults

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Secret to Beating Depression in Adolescents

on June 19, 2014 by

Students in pro-social activities such as giving their money to family members or serving a charity…..

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Study: Caffeine Affects Teen Boys More

on June 17, 2014 by

About 73% of children have some kind of caffeine daily

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Teenagers Are Drinking Less And Texting More

on June 17, 2014 by

American teens are smoking less, drinking less and fighting less

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Flashback: Dads Are The Key

on June 15, 2014 by

Stronger father-son relationships curtail youth delinquency

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UK: Half of 20 Year Olds Will Marry

on June 14, 2014 by

by Jim Liebelt

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Half of Millennials Plan to Ask Parents for House Down Payment

on June 14, 2014 by

by Jim Liebelt

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Teen Boys Online Porn Viewing Behavior Is Reason For Concern

on June 8, 2014 by

by Jim Liebelt

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10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should Be Banned for Children Under the Age of 12

on June 5, 2014 by

10 research-based reasons for this ban

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Teens’ Online Behavior Can Get Them in Trouble

on June 5, 2014 by

1 out of 12 meet the online stranger in real life. 33% feel more accepted online than in real life

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Top Ten News From The Youth Culture Report

on June 2, 2014 by

The Best from last week

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American Teens Are Becoming Even Wimpier Than Before

on June 1, 2014 by

NPR News

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High School Students With Higher GPAs Earn More As Adults

on May 31, 2014 by

by Jim Liebelt

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Adolescent Learning Saves Brain Cells

on May 31, 2014 by

by Jim Liebelt

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Teen Girls Face Greater Risks From Smoking Than Boys

on May 31, 2014 by

by Jim Liebelt

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How Teen Social Life Affects Drug Abuse

on May 30, 2014 by

(And How Drug Abuse Affects Social Life)

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Russia: Internet Addiction Ranks Among Major Risks For Adolescent Health

on May 30, 2014 by

6% of all teenagers in Russia were addicted to computer and Internet

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Today’s Teenagers Are The Best-behaved Generation On Record

on May 30, 2014 by

The Centers for Disease Control

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STUDY: Porn Messes With Brain…

on May 29, 2014 by

“Basically everything that people do very frequently can shape their brain structure and function,”

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Abercrombie and Fitch Is…. Covering Up

on May 28, 2014 by

A once-popular teen retailer is in for some big changes amid dwindling profits

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Urban Outfitters loses its fashion groove

on May 28, 2014 by

Many clothing stores catering to the teen crowd are suffering as parents tighten the purse strings

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Flashback: Sex Early In A Relationship Linked To Later Dissatisfaction

on May 27, 2014 by

Early sex in a relationship was also associated with living together sooner and less satisfying marriages

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Overweight Teens More Likely to be Rejected as Friends

on May 25, 2014 by

by Jim Liebelt

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Flashback: Teens Who Consume Energy Drinks More Likely To Use Alcohol And Drugs

on May 25, 2014 by

Boys were more likely to use energy drinks than girls

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Teen Driver? New Study Raises Parents’ s’ Concerns

on May 22, 2014 by

315 first-year college students and found that 44% of the men had driven while stoned in the previous month

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How To Track Your Teen Driver

on May 22, 2014 by

Car crashes are the No. 1 cause of teenage deaths

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To My Fellow Millennials: Christian Persecution Is A Social Justice Issue

on May 20, 2014 by

January 20, 2012 -Boko Haram attacked and killed more than 200, including Christians

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How Many Students Are Really Leaving The Church?

on May 19, 2014 by

Are students leaving the church in droves? What can we do to stop the bleeding?

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Ex-HGTV Hosts: ‘If Our Faith Costs Us A TV Show, So Be It’

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With all of the grotesque things that can be seen and heard on television, you would think there would be room

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Cultural Double Standard: Michael Sam, Tim Tebow And Free Speech

on May 19, 2014 by

Criticize anything gay people do and you risk ostracism, fines, suspension or loss of your livelihood

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Happiness Drops for Girls During Preteen Years

on May 17, 2014 by

The biggest drop in happiness is at age 11. Girls continue to get more unhappy until about 16

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Energy Drinks Linked to Unhealthy Teen Behaviors

on May 17, 2014 by

by Jim Liebelt

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The Modern American Family

on May 15, 2014 by

“The difference between family lives in 1965, let’s say, and in today is enormous,”

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Opportunities in Young Adulthood Linked to Later Narcissism

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People who come of age during a recession are less likely to be narcissists later in life

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The Innovation of Loneliness

on May 15, 2014 by

Is there actually a connection between using social media and being lonely?

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Study Finds Being Ignored on Facebook May Lower Self-Esteem

on May 14, 2014 by

Active participation on Facebook was key in producing a sense of belonging among social media users

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Parents Play Role in Teens’ Prescription Drug Abuse

on May 14, 2014 by

Misuse and abuse of prescription drugs is one of the fastest growing drug epidemics in the United States

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Teen Pregnancy And Abortion Rates Drop To New Lows

on May 14, 2014 by

New Mexico had the highest teen pregnancy rate of 80 per 1,000 followed by Mississippi, Texas, and Arkansas

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Teens Who Expect To Die Young Are More Likely To Commit Crime

on May 14, 2014 by

I always thought it would be much better to be dead than in jail

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Understanding Why Social Media Is So Important To Teens

on May 13, 2014 by

Step back, try to stay calm and try to listen to your kids. What are they trying to achieve?

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Exposure To Violence Declining Among Children, Study Says

on May 13, 2014 by

“It should be encouragement to people who have been working on this problem,”

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UK: Parents ‘Worry Over School Journey’

on May 13, 2014 by

40% of parents say their child has been involved in a near-miss while walking or cycling to or from school

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Bullied Teens Far More Likely to Bring Weapon to School

on May 10, 2014 by

by Jim Liebelt

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Frequent Nightmares May Indicate Bullying in Adolescents

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by Jim Liebelt

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High Antidepressant Dose Linked to Suicidal Behaviors in Teens

on May 10, 2014 by

by Jim Liebelt

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Top 10 News From The Youth Culture Report

on May 9, 2014 by

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CDC Study: Kids Experience Fewer Traumatic Events When Raised by Their Mom and Dad

on May 8, 2014 by

Children in foster care had, by far, the worst outcomes