Tag Archive for trends and studies

Is Social Media Causing Depression In...

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The Darkside of social media

Flashback Statistics: Media Use By...

on July 25, 2017 by

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

25 Year Outcomes In Adolescents Who Self...

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

Chronic Depression In Young Teens Tied...

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

Alarming Spike In Middle School Suicide...

on July 16, 2017 by

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

Generation Z’s Relationship With...

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.

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

Teens And Adult Beverages

on June 13, 2017 by

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

Night Phone Use A Danger For Adolescent...

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,…

Witnessing Parental Psychological 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

Teen Pregnancy Rates Drop As Government...

on June 10, 2017 by

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

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

Study: Elite High Schools Breed Higher...

on June 7, 2017 by

Rates are two to three times higher than national norms

Gen Z Power List: Meet The Brands,...

on June 7, 2017 by

From AwesomenessTV to Zendaya, these are the names to know

75% Of Black California Boys Don’t...

on June 5, 2017 by

3 of 4 African-American boys in California classrooms failed to meet reading and writing standards on the most recent round of testing,…

More Than A Third Of Teenage Girls...

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

Link Between Adolescent Lying And Early...

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

Snapchat Statatistics And Facts

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Get the full report here

Why Is The Teenage Brain So...

on May 30, 2017 by

A neurobiologist explains

Parents’ Digital Distractions Linked...

on May 28, 2017 by

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

Psychologist Debunks Claim That Fidget...

on May 28, 2017 by

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

Heavy Kids Face Triple The Odds For...

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…

A Third Of American Millennials Live...

on May 26, 2017 by

US Census

?..Social Network Ranks As The Worst For...

on May 20, 2017 by

Posting constant updates on the social network could reveal emotional stress

Pornography Could Be Ruining Men’s...

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

Fidget Spinner$

on May 13, 2017 by

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

Adolescent Suicidality, Self-harm...

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

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…

Overall Youth Violence On The Decline In...

on May 6, 2017 by

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

Youth Ministry’s Deadliest...

on May 5, 2017 by

Suicide is the #3 killer for kids ages 10-14, and #2 for ages 15-24. Chances are,…

Cannabis Use In Adolescence Linked to...

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

The Problem With Social Media Fasts And...

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So what’s the solution?

Black Teens Are The Most Active…...

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​Instagram and Snapchat are Most Popular Social Networks for Teens

Is Youth Culture A Thing Of The Past?

on April 20, 2017 by

Peter Watts

Teens Can’t Get Enough of Mobile Video

on April 16, 2017 by

Seven in 10 teen smartphone users spend at least three hours per day watching video on their phones

Millennials Lag Behind on Traditional...

on April 16, 2017 by

Differences in how 25- to 34-year-old millennials are living today, compared to baby boomers back in 1980

Trying To Pick Your Best Selfie For...

on April 15, 2017 by

Research has suggested the images we pick ourselves are less likely to convey a good impression

Popular Kids In Danger In Their 20’s

on April 13, 2017 by

Cool Kids are at greater risk…

Flashbach: SCREENAGERS (Official Trailer...

on April 8, 2017 by

A film by physician Delaney Ruston, explores the affect of extended teen cell phone use and internet gaming on adolescent …

Danger In The Front Seat

on April 6, 2017 by

3 Major Mistakes Young People Make Behind the Wheel

What Happens In An Internet Minute In...

on April 4, 2017 by

The statistics are mind-boggling and put in perspective how scalable platforms have taken over the world

Serious Crash Often A Wake-Up Call For...

on March 26, 2017 by

No matter how often teenagers are told to drive safely, some might not heed that advice until they are involved in a…

Pot + Booze = Skidding College Grades

on March 26, 2017 by

Too much alcohol may not do long-term damage to a college student’s GPA, but adding marijuana to the mix can send grades…

Middle School Suicides Reach An All-Time...

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The suicide rate among youngsters ages 10 to 14 has been steadily rising, and doubled in the U.S. from 2007 to 2014,…

What Do You Do With The Barna State Of...

on March 18, 2017 by

As I read it 3 responses jump out at me. Here is some of the data and a few important ways to…

Teens Rule The Web

on March 14, 2017 by

Infographic

Bad Diet In Youth Might Raise Risk Of...

on March 13, 2017 by

A poor diet while young may do more than just make it tough to fit into a pair of jeans: New research…

Cyberbullying May Bring Playground...

on March 13, 2017 by

A new U.K. study finds that cyberbullying typically does not create new victims — it is merely a continuation of face-to-face bullying

Online Risks For Teens – But They...

on March 5, 2017 by

1 out of 4 times that a teen encountered a risky online situation did they tell their parents about it

Depression Strikes Today’s Teen...

on March 1, 2017 by

…suggesting that the increasing dependence on social media by this age group may be exacerbating the problem

Oxford Study: Teen Screen Time And...

on February 28, 2017 by

257 minutes: the time teens can spend on computers each day before harming wellbeing

Smart Kids Prone To Dumb Choices On Pot,...

on February 27, 2017 by

A new study finds that brainy students are more likely to drink or try marijuana, but they stayed away from tobacco

Sleepy Teens 4.5X More Likely To Commit...

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“It’s the first study to our knowledge to show that daytime sleepiness during teenage years are associated with criminal offending 14 years…

Generation X More Addicted To Social...

on January 29, 2017 by

The 29-page report was based on data from 9,000 smartphone and 1,300 tablet users from across the country from last July through…

Middle-Aged Americans Beat Millennials...

on January 29, 2017 by

Gen X spends nearly seven hours a week on social networks, a study finds, more than any other age group

Nielsen Social Media Report

on January 29, 2017 by

…social media users can be pretty receptive—especially heavy users, who spend over 3 hours per day on social media

Millennials In The Workplace…..by...

on January 28, 2017 by

The drawbacks Of Constant Connectivity

PC-Gaming Hardware Hits 30 Billion

on January 26, 2017 by

Which includes “pre and DIY built gaming computers, upgrades, and accessories such as input devices and audio/communication systems

Millennials Are Reading More Than Any...

on January 25, 2017 by

18- to 29-year-olds are the age group most likely to have read a book in any format over the past year

Book Review: Gospelize Your Youth...

on January 24, 2017 by

By Rachel Blom

Infographic: The Latest On Teen Drug Use

on January 20, 2017 by

Monitoring The Future Study: 2016

8 Worst Pop Culture Trends In 2016

on January 18, 2017 by

Here are 8 pop culture trends that we are happy to say goodbye to, once and for all.

What’s Hot?

on January 14, 2017 by

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

Cultivating A Meaningful Partnership...

on January 14, 2017 by

Download your free “Get Started Guide: 12 Steps to Thriving School Partnerships” today

Are Teens Replacing Drugs With Social...

on January 11, 2017 by

Fewer teenagers are using drugs and alcohol than ever before, but extreme screen time usage may be their preferred vice

Moms Play Vital Role In Rehabilitating...

on January 8, 2017 by

Teens who face the juvenile justice system for the first time are more likely to re-offend if their mothers don’t participate in…

Family Dinners And Their Impact Teen...

on January 7, 2017 by

Insights family engagement expert

Just One Hour A Day On Social Media...

on January 7, 2017 by

Social media sites help us stay connected, but for younger teens, the cost of online connectivity can be steep

Young People Are Leaving The Church&...

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And new research tells us how to turn it around

Killer Teen Drugs

on December 22, 2016 by

Inside the DEA: A chemist’s quest to identify mystery drugs

Study Finds Sex-Ed Programs Don’t...

on December 18, 2016 by

A new peer-reviewed study of multiple “sexual and reproductive health” educational programs in several countries finds no evidence of improved health outcomes…

Fewer Teens Doing Drugs Than Ever Before

on December 18, 2016 by

American teenagers are the best behaved they’ve ever been — drinking and smoking less and doing fewer drugs than their predecessors in…

Distracted Teen Drivers…

on December 12, 2016 by

Infographic

Parents Should Not Put Too Much Pressure...

on December 10, 2016 by

There is more to helping kids become successful than pushing them to be involved in a multitude of activities and to score…

Schoolhouse Tech Even Bigger For Gen Z...

on December 10, 2016 by

Younger students are 28% more likely to feel that tech helps them learn more quickly than the old familiar tools like worksheets…

Flashback: Teenage Binge Drinking Can...

on December 10, 2016 by

May affect the brain function of their future children, potentially putting them at risk of developing mood disorders such as anxiety or…

UK: “YouTube Generation”

on December 7, 2016 by

Vast majority of children and teens watch YouTube weekly

New Smutty “One Finger Challenge”...

on December 3, 2016 by

The “one finger challenge” is an emerging, risqué social media fad where people are taking naked selfies of themselves in front of…

CDC Study Says Teen Virgins Are...

on November 30, 2016 by

Teen Virgins rate significantly and consistently better in nearly all health-related behaviors and measures than their sexually active peers

Adolescent Suicides Rising At Alarming...

on November 30, 2016 by

Children and teens suffering from a variety of mental health issues are increasingly resorting to suicide

Teen “Choking Game” Played Solo...

on November 27, 2016 by

Kids who tried the “choking game” alone were almost 5 times more likely to think of killing themselves

Adolescent Binge Drinking Can Affect...

on November 25, 2016 by

“Adolescent binge drinking not only is dangerous to the brain development of teenagers, but also may impact the brains of their children,”

Kids…..Ice Cream For Breakfast...

on November 24, 2016 by

SAT Prep?….ice cream for breakfast improves a person’s alertness and mental performance

Study: The State Of Youth Ministry

on November 21, 2016 by

The findings of three nationwide studies. What’s going on in youth group? And is it working?

Is This The Most Stressed Out Generation...

on November 21, 2016 by

by Jeremy Zach

6 Strategies To Help Young People...

on November 21, 2016 by

Ed Stetzer

Researchers Have Figured Out What...

on November 20, 2016 by

Hint: It has less to do with programs…

Problem Behaviors Spread Between...

on November 19, 2016 by

Investigators determined siblings play a key role in the escalation of problem behaviors over time, over and above the contributions of genes,…

Why Is The Teen Birth Rate So Much...

on November 18, 2016 by

Fewer teens are giving birth nationwide, but new government data reveals that teen births are much higher in rural areas than urban…

Depression On The Rise; Teen Girls Most...

on November 15, 2016 by

This Might Be Why Depression Is Rising Among Teen Girls

Teen Night Owls Struggle To Learn And...

on November 12, 2016 by

Students who go to bed late tend to be both sleepier during the day and have more trouble with self-regulation, regardless of….

More US Middle Schoolers Die Of Suicide...

on November 7, 2016 by

The suicide rate among U.S. middle school students doubled from 2007 to 2014, surpassing for the first time the incidence of youngsters…

Flashback…Marriage: America’s...

on November 4, 2016 by

Child poverty is an ongoing national concern, but few are aware that its principal cause is the absence of married fathers in…

Boys From Loving Families May Have More...

on October 24, 2016 by

Boys who are raised in a warm family environment are more likely to feel secure in romantic relationships in their 80s

Smartphone Use Results In Distracted...

on October 23, 2016 by

According to new research, parents are distracted by mobile technology more than anything else, and as a result, the interactions with their…

Snapchat Beats Instagram And Facebook As...

on October 23, 2016 by

Specifically, younger teens are dropping off of Facebook, while Snapchat and Instagram are neck-and-neck for teens between the ages of 14 and…

58,586,256: Number of Abortions In US...

on October 18, 2016 by

If we took one golf ball for every one of those babies, it would tightly pack nearly 28 53-foot tractor trailers

US Kids Among Least Fit In The World

on October 13, 2016 by

Top 5, Tanzania, Iceland, Estonia, Norway and Japan. The least fit country: Mexico

How America Outlawed Adolescence

on October 9, 2016 by

At least 22 states make it a crime to disturb school in ways that teenagers are wired to do. Why did this…