Thursday, April 09, 2015
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Friday, March 21, 2014
danah boyd, principal researcher at Microsoft Research and author of It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens (Yale), talks about what you should worry about when worrying about teens online (and whether you should worry at all).
Friday, March 14, 2014
As the cultural landscape around the world shifted during the industrial revolution, and with a growing gap between adults and youth, the concept of a new generation took shape: teenagers. Director Matt Wolf discusses his documentary “Teenage,” a rumination of the creation of youth culture from the end of the 19th century to the first half of the 20th, adapted from Jon Savage's bestselling 2007 book of the same name. “Teenage” opens March 14 at the Lanmark Sunshine Cinema.
Thursday, January 09, 2014
Neuropsychiatrist Daniel J. Siegel explains how brain development impacts teenagers’ behavior and relationships. He argues that that if parents and teenagers understand the brain better, they can better cope with the moodiness, poor judgment, and impulsiveness that the adolescent brain transformation can bring. Dr. Siegel is the author of Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain.
Monday, August 05, 2013
Susan Grundberg, executive director of You Gotta Believe, talks about her organization's work to help young adults who are phasing out of the foster care system. Joining her is Yolanda Perry, who will be talking about her experience as someone who was adopted through You Gotta Believe. The agency helps facilitate adoptions between teens/young adults and families who help guide them into adulthood.
Thursday, May 09, 2013
May 9, 2013 —
As 17-year-old Radio Rookie Temitayo Fagbenle puts it, "Once you reach high school, weed is a part of your life." Even if you don't smoke, marijuana is at parties, the corners and parks near schools, and sometimes in school stairwells.
Sunday, January 27, 2013
By Fred Mogul : Reporter, WNYC News
In “Rebel without a Cause,” James Dean’s father impotently warns the high-schooler to stay away from gatherings where teens imbibe alcohol.
“You know what kind of drunken brawls those kind of parties turn into,” he says. “It's not a place for kids.”