Latest Adolescence Stories

Teens Benefit From Connecting With Parents On Social Media
2013-07-16 04:13:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Teenagers who are connected to their parents on social media feel closer to them in real life, according to new research from Brigham Young University. The study of nearly 500 families also found teens that interact with their parents on social media such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are more likely to be generous, kind and helpful to others. Lead study author Sarah Coyne said one of the reasons social media helps...

2013-07-15 23:23:24

Red Comet, an Accredited, Self-Paced, Online High School Launches an Enrichment Course on Criminology. Prosser, WA (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 Red Comet’s “Criminology: Inside the Criminal Mind” launched this summer along with several new online high school electives. In today’s society, crime and deviant behavior are often one of the top concerns of society members. From the nightly news to personal experiences with victimization, crime seems to obtain top ranks in all media reporting....

2013-07-12 23:37:08

Bootifly.com allows Gluteboost users to connect and share their stories and photos of their buttock enhancement journey. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Gluteboost, a top-selling all natural butt enhancement supplement, has just announced the launch of its own social networking website Bootifly.com. The brand new website serves as an online community and social network where Gluteboost users can connect with one another and share their stories and photos of their buttock enhancement...

2013-07-11 11:03:22

-An individual enters adolescence with personality characteristics and life experiences already accumulated. -A new study evaluates the impact of childhood temperament on later alcohol use/problems. -Results show that childhood temperament prior to age five predicts adolescent alcohol use and problems at age 15.5 years, even after controlling for socio-demographic factors and parental alcohol problems. Most risk and protective factors for alcohol use have roots in early childhood. In...

2013-07-05 23:17:58

If anyone thought nothing new could emerge from the satiated world of social networking, he is in for a big surprise. SC. Worldoftherich SRL Scranton, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) July 05, 2013 "The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you. Bette Midler" Yes indeed, it's a social network for rich people. Worldoftherich.net may just be what the doctor ordered for people who are young enough to see the juicy side of life and rich enough to afford that...

2013-07-02 14:01:36

Teenagers are famously self-conscious, acutely aware and concerned about what their peers think of them. A new study reveals that this self-consciousness is linked with specific physiological and brain responses that seem to emerge and peak in adolescence. "Our study identifies adolescence as a unique period of the lifespan in which self-conscious emotion, physiological reactivity, and activity in specific brain areas converge and peak in response to being evaluated by others," says...

2013-06-27 23:41:33

Teenagers often pose a unique set of challenges to parents—particularly in terms of safety and security. The home security specialists at SecuritySystemReviews.com created a list of tips for parents to help keep teenagers safe from potential threats. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 As any parent who has teenagers likely knows, it’s a difficult job to keep tabs on a young adult. This is especially true as teenagers seek out more freedom, and take on additional...

Teenage Exercise Curbs Suicide In Adulthood
2013-06-26 14:17:57

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Teenagers who are in good physical shape are less likely to display suicidal behavior even years later in adulthood, according to a study published in Psychological Medicine. Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy at Sweden’s University of Gothenburg found that 18 year olds who are in good physical shape have a reduced risk of attempted suicide later in life. Their study also shows that teenagers and young adults in Sweden have worse...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'