Tag Archive for trends and studies

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

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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...

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

Popular Kids In Danger In Their 20’s

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Cool Kids are at greater risk…

Flashbach: SCREENAGERS (Official Trailer...

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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

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3 Major Mistakes Young People Make Behind the Wheel

What Happens In An Internet Minute In...

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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

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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...

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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

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Infographic

Bad Diet In Youth Might Raise Risk Of...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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…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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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

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

What’s Hot?

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

Cultivating A Meaningful Partnership...

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

Are Teens Replacing Drugs With Social...

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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...

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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...

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Insights family engagement expert

Just One Hour A Day On Social Media...

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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...

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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

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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…

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Infographic

Parents Should Not Put Too Much Pressure...

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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...

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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...

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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”

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Vast majority of children and teens watch YouTube weekly

New Smutty “One Finger Challenge”...

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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...

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

Teen “Choking Game” Played Solo...

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

Adolescent Binge Drinking Can Affect...

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“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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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

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

How America Outlawed Adolescence

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

Leisure Time At Home May Be Best Path To...

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“The best predictor of happiness for families may be spending quality time together in familiar activities inside the home. And that’s great…

How Decades Of Divorce Helped Erode...

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The children of divorced parents have grown up to be adults of no religion

Keys To Unlocking The Millennial Mindset

on September 27, 2016 by

Nielsen.com

The Christian Music Kids Like… Or Do...

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In fact, if you pour through those comments you’ll discover two things

Christian Radio Is Booming…

on September 27, 2016 by

Four out of five listeners are tuning in for the same reason

Why You Can Expect To See More Violence...

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Federal race quotas for school discipline and militarization of school security combined with toxic culture means we will likely see more violence…

Millennials Aren’t Spending Money...

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Millennials spend a lot more on “experiences” — things like travel, entertainment, and dining

Internet Addiction May Signal Other...

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Canadian researchers say their findings could affect how psychiatrists approach people who spend a significant amount of time online​

UK: Music Videos May Encourage Teen...

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Alcohol was also associated with sexualized imagery or lyrics, objectification of women, and linked to personal image, lifestyle, and sociability

Style Trend: Crop Tops Now Show More...

on September 17, 2016 by

I think everyone is trying 2 out-do the next person 2 stand out anyway they can, even if that means starting trends…

Flashback: Study Linking Sexual Behavior...

on September 14, 2016 by

Sexual Media Exposure, Sexual Behavior, and Sexual Violence Victimization in Adolescence

MTV Losing It?

on September 7, 2016 by

The Real Reason MTV is Now NBD

Factors That Predict Adolescent Alcohol...

on September 6, 2016 by

Alcohol consumption accounts for more than 5,000 adolescent deaths each year in the U.S

How An Early Bedtime Can Have Lasting...

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More sleep can boost mood in babies, children and teens

Flashback: Students With Chronic Lack Of...

on September 6, 2016 by

Poorer Focus, Lower Grades

Adding A Cultural Descriptor…...

on September 4, 2016 by

Marko

What’s Hot?

on September 3, 2016 by

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

Digital Disconnect Exists Between...

on September 3, 2016 by

a gap exists over their understanding of family rules about being online. Teens social media accounts parents know nothing about

Flashback: “Moralistic Therapeutic...

on August 31, 2016 by

More teens becoming ‘fake’ Christians

Meet the Churches Engaging—and Keeping...

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A study of 250 congregations suggests that engaging youth and young adults has little to do with style and everything to do…

American Teens Still Respect the Bible

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Despite increasing secularization in American culture, a new study found that a majority of teens still have both “respect for and interest…

Beloit College Mindset List For The...

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We have had the NOW generation…get ready for the RIGHT NOW generation, entering college this fall

Despite Expectations Of Privacy, 1 In 4...

on August 22, 2016 by

The study examined sexting attitudes and behaviors..a national sample of 5,805 single adults between the ages of 21 and 75

A Record 60.6 Million Americans Live In...

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In 2014, a record 60.6 million people, or 19% of the U.S. population, lived with multiple generations under one roof

Values: “Tips For A Healthy Digital...

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The Digital Diet Of American Teens…. A helpful Infographic

Millennial Men Today Are Weaker Than...

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Study shows millennial men today are weaker than their dads 30-years ago

American College of Pediatricians Says...

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The American College of Pediatricians has released an in-depth report stating that the move to indoctrinate children with the idea that they…

What Teens Need Most From Their Parents

on August 12, 2016 by

As adolescents navigate the stormiest years in their development, they need coaching, support, good examples and most of all understanding

Teens & Youth Pastors Struggle With...

on August 9, 2016 by

Teen boys and girls view pornography weekly..pornography also has a grip on an alarming number of pastors and youth pastors

What Do Young People Really Want In A...

on August 8, 2016 by

Debunking myths about what attracts the next generation

Most Nighttime Crashes With Teen Drivers...

on August 7, 2016 by

Study suggests, and expanding restrictions on their nighttime driving to include the hours before midnight could save lives.

UK: Move Over Youth Culture As...

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38% of men said they wish they had spent more time with family or keeping in contact with friends, compared to only…