Teens may bully friends to boost social rank

Teens who bully, harass, or otherwise victimize their friends probably do so to get to the top of their school's social hierarchy, a new study shows.

Karen Nikos-UC Davis • futurity
Feb. 21, 2021 ~7 min

Teens may bully friends to boost social rank

Teens who bully, harass, or otherwise victimize their friends probably do so to get to the top of their school's social hierarchy, a new study shows.

Karen Nikos-UC Davis • futurity
Feb. 21, 2021 ~7 min

ER tool flags teens at high risk for suicide

A new screening tool used during emergency care visits offers a better way to detect if a teen has a high risk of suicide.

Beata Mostafavi-Michigan • futurity
Feb. 4, 2021 ~7 min

Child marriage is still happening in Canada

Although Canada works to end child marriage abroad, new research finds that it remains surprisingly common at home.

Shirley Cardenas-McGill • futurity
Jan. 12, 2021 ~5 min

Child marriage is still happening in Canada

Although Canada works to end child marriage abroad, new research finds that it remains surprisingly common at home.

Shirley Cardenas-McGill • futurity
Jan. 12, 2021 ~5 min

Police encounters differ for Black v. white teens

New research on the consequences of police encounters among Black and white teens supports removing police presence from schools, say researchers.

Kim Eckart-Washington • futurity
Dec. 10, 2020 ~10 min

Young adult and teen cancer cases rose 30% in 40 years

Cases of cancer are on the rise in teens and young adults ages 15 to 39 years old, with kidney cancer rising at the greatest rate.

Barbara Schindo-Penn State • futurity
Dec. 4, 2020 ~5 min

Teen girls go unprotected in humanitarian settings

"Despite the fact that we know that violence against adolescent girls increases in humanitarian settings, this remains an under-researched and underfunded area of intervention."

Neil Schoenherr-WUSTL • futurity
Dec. 1, 2020 ~5 min

College-age kids and teens are drinking less alcohol – marijuana is a different story

Gen Z is breaking stereotypes, but there are still some worrying trends when it comes to substance abuse.

Ty Schepis, Professor of Psychology, Texas State University • conversation
Nov. 19, 2020 ~6 min

College-age kids and teens are drinking less alcohol – but something else is rising

Gen Z is breaking stereotypes, but there are still some worrying trends when it comes to substance abuse.

Ty Schepis, Professor of Psychology, Texas State University • conversation
Nov. 19, 2020 ~6 min

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