Latest Preadolescence Stories

2015-04-10 13:36:12

Once believed to be the brain’s “threat detector,” new research from the University of Illinois suggests that the amygdala plays a key role in determining how people respond to members of the opposite sex throughout their lives – even as those responses change over time.

2012-04-27 21:27:51

Girls who start puberty very early are more likely to have psychological problems and be at risk of sexual abuse and early pregnancy.

2011-06-21 08:30:00

CHICAGO, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Brands can now use music to reward children and tweens without worrying about explicit lyrics and risque content. VerveLife, a leading force in tech-driven music marketing, today launched the industry's first customizable children's and tween's promotional music stores, RhymbaKid and RhymbaTween.

2011-04-15 08:01:00

DALLAS, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Research shows that one in three young girls have no idea what's happening when they get their first period(1), and four out of five moms feel only somewhat or not at all prepared to talk to their daughter about her changing body(2).

2010-09-24 07:12:00

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosalind Wiseman and Dove® deodorant are teaming up to help foster communication between moms and daughters and build confidence in tween girls coast-to-coast.

2010-08-17 12:10:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Always on the forefront of furthering the tween-teen girl experience, Denise Restauri, CEO and founder of AllyKatzz.com and AK Tweens, is re-launching the site and introducing the world to tween and teen girl reporters, ages 9-17.

2010-06-29 14:24:00

NEW YORK, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Just four months away, the 2nd Annual AllyKatzz Tween Summit -- founded by AK Tweens, the nation's leading tween girls' marketing/consulting firm and AllyKatzz.com, the largest COPPA compliant tween girl social networking site -- has been attracting national brands that want to support, empower, and inspire tweens.

2010-06-22 12:59:00

NEW YORK, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2nd Annual AllyKatzz Tween Summit is pleased to announce Dove go fresh Deodorant and Matching Body Mist as this year's Premiere Sponsor. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100222/NY58868LOGO-b ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100222/NY58868LOGO-b ) After the astounding success of last year's inaugural summit, AK Tweens will be hosting the 2nd Annual AllyKatzz Tween Summit in New York City on October 10, 2010.

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