Teens are wired to resent being stuck with parents and cut off from friends during coronavirus lockdown
Together the social and emotional 'jobs' of adolescence – developing intimate friendships and achieving autonomy – make teens uniquely resistant to calls for social distancing.
April 22, 2020 • ~7 min
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A study found the emotional dynamic between young heterosexual partners can have a measurable physiological effect on men, but not on women.
April 13, 2020 • ~6 min
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