Tag Archive for trends and studies

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

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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...

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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...

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Debunking myths about what attracts the next generation

Most Nighttime Crashes With Teen Drivers...

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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…

Study: Popular Kids In Danger In Their...

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

Why More Millennials Are Avoiding Sex

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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...

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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

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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...

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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?

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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

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A helpful-infographic

Harvard Study: No Racial Differences In...

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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...

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Nearly 3 million American teens a year experience major depression

Pokémon Go Is Collecting Players’...

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You Should Probably Check Your Pokémon Go Privacy Settings


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College Students Eat Less So They Can Drink More

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

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

Understanding Risk Factors Involved In...

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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

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

Study Says Kids Understand Smartphones...

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

Pediatricians: Abstinence On The Rise&...

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

Majority of Americans Now Believe in...

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Teen Suicide Rates Up, Especially Among...

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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?...

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

Values: The Importance Of Mom And Dad

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Parents Have Unparalleled Influence on Their Kids

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

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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

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The Four Types of Modern Moms

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

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

Yelling Dads Make Teenage Behavior Worse

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

Teen Choice Awards 2016

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Captain America: Civil War Leads Second Wave of Nominations

Increase In Living With Parents Driven...

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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

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

Teens Curate Their Instagram Accounts,...

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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...

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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...

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

For Millennials, Living With Parents...

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For the first time in more than 130 years, adults ages 18 to 34 were slightly more likely to be living in…

Fatty Foods During Teen Years May...

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Teens who eat high amounts of saturated fats or low amounts of healthier mono- and polyunsaturated fats tend to have denser breasts…

Body Image Issues A Helpful Infographic

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Hormone May Be Linked to Teenage Obesity

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Obese teens may have lower levels of a weight-regulating hormone than normal-weight teens

Marijuana Use Among Teens Declines...

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National Survey on Drug Use and Health: A survey of more than 216,000 adolescents from all 50 states


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Life-threatening social media challenges have taken the internet by storm and prompted warnings from public health officials

More Evidence That For Teens,...

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The more time teenagers spend splitting their attention between various devices, the lower their test scores in math and English tend to…

Teen Social Media Users More Likely to ...

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This attitude runs counter to most religious traditions and, according to researchers, shows a level of non-commitment.

The Jewish Intellectual Who Predicted...

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Religion is in our blood, and the more we deny it, the sicker our society becomes

Parental Depression Linked To Brain...

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“This is the first empirical evidence to show that parental depression influences children’s behavior through the change in the adolescent’s brain,”

Jump In STDs Could Be Due To Unknown...

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CDC: Most reported chlamydia and gonorrhea infections occur in people between the ages of 15 and 24 years old

Why Are Girls Starting Puberty Earlier?

on May 11, 2016 by

23% of black girls, 15% of Hispanic girls and 10% of white girls have started to develop breasts by the age of…

Values: COPPA’s Amended Rules And Your...

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The Federal Trade Commission amended rules rules to better protect children. Here’s what you need to know.

Study Linking Sexual Behavior &...

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

What’s Hot?

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by Jim Liebelt

Teens Know They’re Addicted To Phones

on May 7, 2016 by

Report from Common Sense Media that involved 1,240 interviews with parents and their 12- to 18-year-old children

Study Finds Friends Play Vital Role In...

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Teenagers were less likely to become as emotionally affected by these sorts of stressors if they had a friend with them after…

Half Of Teens Think They’re...

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50% of teens feel they are addicted to their mobile devices

Teen Girls More Stressed Than Boys

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…causes such as college prep tests and poor body image, a WebMD survey show

What’s Hot?

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by Jim Liebelt

Young Teen Girls’ Suicide Rate Has...

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The suicide rate for girls between 10 and 14 increased by 200 percent since 1999

One More Scientific Reason How Youth...

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Having lots of friends is a better painkiller than morphine

Think Divorce Doesn’t Hurts Kids?...

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Of all the ways a divorce negatively impacts a child’s life, the impact on their religious life may be the most detrimental…

Porn In The Digital Age

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New Research Reveals 10 Trends

Church Planters And The Cost Of Starting...

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Barna Research Releases in Leaders & Pastors

The Priorities, Challenges, And Trends...

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Millennials are leaving the church. Nearly 6 in 10 (59%) young people who grow up in Christian churches end up walking away

What’s Hot?

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Prince Trending Today….

3 Million Teens Used E-Cigs In 2015

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Teen tobacco use hasn’t declined at all since 2011 — and it looks like the rising popularity of e-cigarettes is to blame

U.S. Teen Pregnancy, Birth And Abortion...

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Teen birth and pregnancy abortion rates in the United States all reached new historic lows in 2011, according to two new analyses…

Lip Implants The 2nd-Fastest Growing...

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Selfie Age, We see images of ourselves constantly on social media, we’re much more aware of how our lips look

Teenage Girls Now Try Alcohol Before...

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For the study, Cheng and her colleagues collected data on about 390,000 U.S. teens and young adults aged 12 to 24

Gender Ideology Harms Children

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The move to indoctrinate children with the idea that they can pick their gender amounts to child abuse

Fatigue A Contributor To Injuries In...

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Fatigue increased the risk of shoulder and elbow injury

Texting Driving And A Great Video To...

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25% of teens respond to at least one text while driving, every single time

Teens Spending Time With Parents...

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Teens who partake in cultural activities with their parents are more likely to want to continue learning

Snapchat Is Stealing Instagram’s...

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Twitter continued its slow decline, while Facebook saw a slight bump

“Global Youth As An Asset Rather...

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Half of the world’s population is under 25 years old

Younger Viewers Watch 2.5 Times More...

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Teens and young adults still tune in to TV — but they watch considerably more Internet sources

iPhone 6 Challenge To Test If You’...

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This pointless and unhealthy trend is another in a line of similar viral “challenges” that shame women

“Casual Sex” Is In Fact A Myth!

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Sex Expert: “There Is No Such Thing As Casual Sex”

How Porn Is Changing A Generation of...

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“Porn has terrible effects on what young women believe they are supposed to look like, particularly during sex,” said Leslie Bell

Selfies, Sexting, And Censorship

on March 30, 2016 by

Teens and the Pics They Take of Themselves

A Glimpse Into Teenage Depression

on March 29, 2016 by

Depression impacts lots of teenagers but I’m left to wonder how well many of us are equipped to notice the symptoms..

Students With Chronic Lack Of Sleep Have...

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1,400 healthy students at Dutch universities and is based on a national survey by the Netherlands Association for Sleep Wake Research

Religiosity Down in U.S., Especially...

on March 25, 2016 by

Jim Liebelt

Book: Beyond The Screen

on March 22, 2016 by

Youth Ministry for the Connected But Alone Generation

Fathers Lest You Think Your Actions Don&...

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And when Dad’s not around, it hurts and destroys kids. . . deeply

Gen Z Changing Tech World

on March 19, 2016 by

Jim Liebelt

Video Games May Have Positive Effects On...

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Results were based on data from the School Children Mental Health Europe project for children ages six to 11

Do Carl’s Jr.’s Sexy Ads Sell?

on March 17, 2016 by

Jonathan McKee

The Growing Popularity Of Death

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Which Teens Are at Risk of Suicide and Why?

Adolescents Drink Too Much Caffeine

on March 12, 2016 by

Jim Liebelt

Most Teens Who Misuse Prescription...

on March 12, 2016 by

Jim Liebelt

How Teens Media Consumption Has Changed ...

on March 10, 2016 by

Youth Ministry Media

Gen Y: You Will Take Over 25,000 Selfies...

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The survey also revealed that a pupil take about seven minutes to take a selfie

Flashback: The Coddling Of The American...

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In the name of emotional well-being, students are increasingly demanding protection from words and ideas they don’t like

Late School Start Times Improves Teen...

on March 6, 2016 by

Jim Liebelt

How Much Teen Fashion Has Changed In The...

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Teen retail has changed a lot in the past decade..”Their entire life, if it’s not shareable, it didn’t happen,”