Tag Archive for trends and studies

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...

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...

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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...

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”...

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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...

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...

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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...

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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

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…

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

on October 8, 2016 by

“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...

on October 3, 2016 by

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...

on September 27, 2016 by

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...

on September 24, 2016 by

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...

on September 21, 2016 by

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

Internet Addiction May Signal Other...

on September 20, 2016 by

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...

on September 17, 2016 by

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...

on September 6, 2016 by

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...

on August 28, 2016 by

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

on August 27, 2016 by

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...

on August 27, 2016 by

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...

on August 21, 2016 by

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...

on August 19, 2016 by

The Digital Diet Of American Teens…. A helpful Infographic

Millennial Men Today Are Weaker Than...

on August 18, 2016 by

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

American College of Pediatricians Says...

on August 14, 2016 by

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...

on August 4, 2016 by

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

Study: Popular Kids In Danger In Their...

on August 4, 2016 by

Had a 45 percent greater rate of problems due to substance abuse by age 22

Why More Millennials Are Avoiding Sex

on August 3, 2016 by

I don’t involve myself in…frat parties and hookup culture.  “It’s not like I’m saving myself for anything; it’s more like I’ve been…

Internet Savvy Teens Worse At Romantic...

on July 23, 2016 by

Teens who spent more time communicating with their boyfriends or girlfriends through texting or social media were less adept at managing conflicts…

Screen Violence Harmful To Kids

on July 23, 2016 by

American Academy of Pediatrics, screen violence — which includes violence in video games, news programming, and entertainment can be traumatic for children

Why Are So Many Millennials Having...

on July 21, 2016 by

A new study shows that access to jobs and income inequality are shaping this generation’s decisions to start a family

New Study Suggests Teens Love Chatbots?

on July 21, 2016 by

Together, the top four messaging platforms — Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, WeChat, and Viber — have more registered users

Teens Are Changing The Shape Of Retail...

on July 21, 2016 by

56.36% said “style” mattered most. “Price” came in second, with 30.91%. Only 4.55% said that “brand” mattered most

Values: Kids And Screen Time

on July 19, 2016 by

A helpful-infographic

Harvard Study: No Racial Differences In...

on July 15, 2016 by

Blacks were actually slightly less likely to be shot at by police officers, though they did face a higher amount of non-lethal…

Depression Strikes Millions Of Teens...

on July 13, 2016 by

Nearly 3 million American teens a year experience major depression

Pokémon Go Is Collecting Players’...

on July 12, 2016 by

You Should Probably Check Your Pokémon Go Privacy Settings

Drunkorexia

on July 9, 2016 by

College Students Eat Less So They Can Drink More

This Is The Face Of The Isis Sex Slave...

on July 6, 2016 by

Where is the world in all this? Where is humanity?”

Understanding Risk Factors Involved In...

on July 4, 2016 by

A new study has found that demographic factors, cognitive functioning, and brain features during the early-adolescence ages of 12 to 14 years…

Exercise Found to Boost Youth Academic...

on July 3, 2016 by

Jim Liebelt

How To Help Teens Belong

on June 30, 2016 by

“Most teens feel out of place in this world.”

Study Says Kids Understand Smartphones...

on June 30, 2016 by

Children are more proficient in operating a smartphone than in completing basic everyday tasks

Pediatricians: Abstinence On The Rise&...

on June 29, 2016 by

Nearly 60 percent of high school students today have never had sex

Majority of Americans Now Believe in...

on June 26, 2016 by

Barna

Teen Suicide Rates Up, Especially Among...

on June 15, 2016 by

Suicide is the second leading cause of death for young people 10-24 years old, according to CDC and Prevention

Are Today’s Teens Taking Less Risks?...

on June 15, 2016 by

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) just released their brand new Youth Risk Behavior Survey

Values: The Importance Of Mom And Dad

on June 14, 2016 by

Parents Have Unparalleled Influence on Their Kids

Stay-At-Home Moms With 4 Or More Kids...

on June 14, 2016 by

For the first-of-its-kind survey, entitled, The Gig, the magazine asked 558 women who self-identify as stay-at-home moms various questions

Moms By The Numbers

on June 14, 2016 by

The Four Types of Modern Moms

Just 40% Of Grads Think College Got Them...

on June 11, 2016 by

Students, may underestimate their preparedness because they lack confidence or a sufficient understanding of what employers want

Yelling Dads Make Teenage Behavior Worse

on June 11, 2016 by

How fathers interact with their children when disciplining them, has links to aggressive and delinquent behavior in later life.

Teen Choice Awards 2016

on June 10, 2016 by

Captain America: Civil War Leads Second Wave of Nominations

Increase In Living With Parents Driven...

on June 10, 2016 by

For the first time in more than 130 years, 18- to 34-year-olds in the U.S. were more likely to be living in…

Inside The World Of One 13-Year-Old Girl

on June 6, 2016 by

What it’s like to grow up in the age of likes, lols and longing

The Decline Of The Manly Man

on June 6, 2016 by

Younger American men are noticeably less likely than older men to say that they are ‘completely masculine’

Teens Curate Their Instagram Accounts,...

on June 5, 2016 by

In early adolescence, between the ages of 13 and 15, teens are still fairly self-centered and are more likely to worry about…

Alcohol Exposure During Adolescence...

on June 4, 2016 by

I think what these studies are showing is that there are long-lasting effects from adolescent alcohol exposure, and it is not innocuou

Support From Family, Friends Important...

on June 4, 2016 by

…also found that teenagers who had grown up in a difficult family environment were more likely than their peers to be bullied…