Tuesday, December 7, 2021

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Teens Have Less Face Time With Their Friends—And Are Lonelier Than Ever

After studying two large, nationally representative surveys, we found that although the amount of time teens spent with their friends face to face has declined since the 1970s, the drop accelerated after 2010 – just as smartphones use started to grow.

Schools In England Will Start Tackling Periods, Sexting And Consent

Schools in England will be taking a more social approach when it comes to sex education, providing information to their students about consent, sexting, periods, and more.

Certain Video Games Encourage Creative Thinking In Teens

While excessive gaming has been correlated to loneliness and depression, a healthy amount of game time is associated to positive thinking and creativity.

Would Denver’s ‘High Costs’ PSAs Deter You From Smoking Weed?

These ads aim to teach youth how expensive weed habits can be, how marijuana offenses could deny students federal financial aid, and inhibit motivation.

This Bot Is Ready To Answer All Of Your Embarrassing Sex Questions

Roo was developed by experts and psychologists who compiled data and interviewed teens in order to build the necessary database for the app.

Study: Washington Teens Used Less Marijuana Following Legalization

These new figures show that teen use goes down in legal states, or at least in Washington, as compared to non-legal states.

Teens Are Using Less Drugs But Won’t Stop Vaping

Despite the fact that teen drug and alcohol use is declining steadily on a yearly basis, these increased numbers in vaping have also been reflected in other surveys.

Study: Marijuana Doesn’t Cause Bad Behavior In Teens

Though it touched on many factors, including the additional stimulation of peer usage, the study found that conduct problems don’t spike with marijuana consumption.

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