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2013-04-18 10:07:43

Teenagers are risk-takers – they´re more likely than children or adults to experiment with illicit substances, have unprotected sex, and drive recklessly. But research shows that teenagers have the knowledge and ability to make competent decisions about risk, just like adults. So what explains their risky behavior? In a new report, psychological scientists Laurence Steinberg and Jason Chein of Temple University and Dustin Albert of Duke University argue that some teens´...

2009-06-30 17:31:55

One in seven U.S. adolescents believe that it is highly likely that they will die before age 35, and may take more risks, U.S. researchers say. Dr. Iris Borowsky, a University of Minnesota Medical School researcher. and colleagues analyzed data collected by the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, a sample of more than 20,000 youth in grades 7-12. In the first set of interviews, nearly 15 percent of adolescents predicted they had a 50/50 chance or less of living to age 35....


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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