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From ‘Pretty Little Liars’ to ‘The OC,’ television producers need to...

Cristel Antonia Russell, American University Kogod School of Business Teen drinking is rampant on television these days. From “Pretty Little Liars” to classic shows like “The...

Teens have less face time with their friends – and are...

Jean Twenge, San Diego State University Ask a teen today how she communicates with her friends, and she’ll probably hold up her smartphone. Not that...

The mental health crisis among America’s youth is real – and...

Jean Twenge, San Diego State University The first signs of a problem started to emerge around 2014: More young people said they felt overwhelmed and...

Adolescents have a fundamental need to contribute

Andrew J. Fuligni, University of California, Los Angeles No longer children but not yet adults, adolescents need opportunities to learn and prepare for their entrance...

New findings add twist to screen time limit debate

Jean Twenge, San Diego State University Many parents want to know how much time their kids should be spending in front of screens, whether it’s...

Teens who feel down may benefit from picking others up

Hannah L. Schacter, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Think about the last time you helped someone out. Maybe...

Why this generation of teens is more likely to care about...

Jean Twenge, San Diego State University When 17 people were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, it was just the latest...

Parents need to start talking to their tweens about the risks...

Gail Dines, Wheelock College Editor’s note: This article includes references to graphic sexual content that may be inappropriate for some readers. Today teenagers are viewing far...

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I’m a Man and I Want to Talk About Rape

It is more difficult, and more necessary, to be honest and upfront about the ways in which we contribute to maintaining a culture in which sexual violence against women flourishes.