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Early school start times may increase teen depression, anxiety

Early school start times may increase teen depression, anxiety

October 3, 2017

Teenagers whose classes begin before 8:30 a.m. may be at particular risk, according to a recent Medical Center study that is one of the first to look specifically at school start times and compromised sleep quality.

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Does guilt make good parenting?

Does guilt make good parenting?

August 22, 2017

There isn’t much Judith Smetana doesn’t know about parenting teenagers. Her latest study in a nearly 40-year career as a professor of psychology, looks at the effect of using guilt as a parenting tool.

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Unmasking female-centered bullying in schools

Unmasking female-centered bullying in schools

June 16, 2017

An anthropology professor chronicles her multi-year foray into a suburban high school to study female-specific bullying, competition, and aggression, concluding that actions assumed to be benign should be reclassified as violence.

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Gandhi Institute aims to heal hate with new youth program

Gandhi Institute aims to heal hate with new youth program

April 10, 2017

This initiative will provide grants of up to $1,000 for 12 local youth teams. “This project is intended to address the root causes of hate and incivility,” says Kit Miller, director of the institute.

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Tech helps teens battle asthma

Tech helps teens battle asthma

May 6, 2016

A teenager with asthma could be coughing, wheezing, and feeling short of breath, but be too engrossed in texting with friends to even notice. Working with colleagues in computer science and engineering, School of Nursing professor Hyekyun Rhee uses this potential problem as a solution.

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Teens are more caring when they feel support from others

Teens are more caring when they feel support from others

February 1, 2016

A new study shows that values of social responsibility and caring for others decrease between the ages of 10 to 16. These decreases, however, are in concert with feelings of decreasing support from their parents, schools, and friends.

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Data mining Instagram feeds can point to teenage drinking patterns

Data mining Instagram feeds can point to teenage drinking patterns

October 29, 2015

By extracting information from Instagram images and hashtags, computer science researchers have shown they can expose patterns of underage drinking more cheaply and faster than conventional surveys.

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Instagram can help monitor teenage drinking patterns

Instagram can help monitor teenage drinking patterns

October 29, 2015

Instagram could help monitor drinking habits of teenagers more cheaply and faster than conventional surveys and also find new patterns, such as what alcohol brands are favoured by the youth, says a new study.

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River, lake serve as summertime classrooms

River, lake serve as summertime classrooms

August 4, 2014

Last week was an opportunity to get hands dirty – for Rochester teenagers, mucking around in the Genesee River, and for the beginner University of Rochester graduate teaching students who brought them there.

Both participated in a program called Get Real!, where science teachers in training at the UR Warner School of Education paired with summer students ages 12 to 15.

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Teen Health and Success Conference focuses on self-esteem, professional networking

July 18, 2014

More than 80 Rochester high school students will attend the two-day Teen Health and Success Conference on River Campus to focus on developing strategies for successful employment and crafting a statement about career aspirations and future goals.

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