adolescence

screen time

Study of 500,000 Teens Suggests Association Between Excessive Screen Time and Depression

It's a bleak finding, but other research suggests adolescent hyper-connectedness isn't all bad.
Samantha Cole
11.17.17
The High Life

Study Links Childhood Anxiety to Heavy Weed Use Later in Life

There’s still a lot we don’t know about how weed fits into people’s lives.
Jesse Hicks
10.25.17
Sex

The Earlier Guys Watch Porn, the Shittier Their Attitudes Are Toward Women

There are a few theories why.
Alexandra Ossola
8.3.17
Criminal Justice

Will America Stop Putting Kids in Solitary Confinement?

Long-term isolation is rapidly losing ground as an accepted practice in the world of juvenile corrections. But for youth advocates, ending solitary will take more work.
Eli Hager
8.3.17
mental health

Greed is Highly, Highly Contagious

But the news isn't all bad.
Mike Zimmerman
6.26.17
mental health

Feeling Like a Loser Affects You Physically

The consequences of unpopularity can stay with you for life.
Alexandra Ossola
6.26.17
News

Explaining Trump to My Teen Son Was More Painful Than I Imagined

I wanted to cry, but I kept driving my son to practice.
E.J. Graff
11.14.16
The Film That Made Me...

What 'Marie Antoinette' Taught Me About Being a Teenage Girl

The film that tanked compared to 'The Virgin Suicides' and 'Lost In Translation' is a cult classic Sofia Coppola should be praised for.
Hannah Ewens
7.5.16
Stuff

People Share the Worst Things They Ever Did to Their Parents

Our parents gave us life; we repay them by acting like little shits.
Justin Caffier
5.6.16
Stuff

John McManus Wrote the Best Short Story About a Thomas Jefferson Clone You’ll Read This Year

We spoke to the author of "Fox Tooth Heart" about his long break from publication and why shame is the most powerful and revealing emotion.
Michael Hafford
11.13.15
Stuff

How Sleeping with My Female Schoolteacher Almost Killed Me

I was a virgin when it started and she made me promise that I loved her. The thing is, I really did.
Anonymous
10.8.15
Film

'52 Tuesdays’ Is a Clever and Sensitive Look at Transgender Parenthood

We talked to director Sophie Hyde about her new film, which was shot only on Tuesdays, every Tuesday, for one whole year.
Amber Roberts
8.3.15
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