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Screen Time and Adolescent Mental Health

November 1, 2019

The question is not whether tech use is "good" or "bad," it's what factors make it positive or negative for adolescents--and how we can amplify the good parts.

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Adolescents Using Social Media to Prevent Substance Use

October 28, 2019

The Living the Example program shows why it's important to involve adolescents in promoting health and well-being, and how teen social media use can be a force for good.

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Adolescents Need Their Sleep: Can California’s Later School Start Times Help?

October 16, 2019

California's new minimum school start times are a step toward helping adolescents get the sleep they need for their health and well-being.

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Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools—The Developmental Science Perspective

October 8, 2019

Monique Morris's Pushout documentary highlights the importance of aligning educational environments with adolescents' developmental needs for respect and empathy.

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Power of Adolescent Voice: Climate Change Youth Activism

September 26, 2019

The youth climate movement shows how adolescents are using their power and influence to effect positive change--now it's adults' turn to do the same.

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Changes (and Welcome to the Blog!)

September 16, 2019

Transforming systems and supports to align with adolescents' unique developmental needs and sensitivities can make this a period of remarkable opportunities for positive growth.

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