The Conversation has access to Australia's top academic experts, and we want to unlock their expertise to answer teenagers' questions.
A new study reports that school-based physical activity interventions are ineffective in improving young people's activity levels. But we just need to think outside the box if we want them to work.
Some say the hysteria over screen time echoes parents' worries that their kids were watching too much TV in the 1980s. But new studies show there's nothing overblown about parents' growing concern.
Chronic pain is described as an 'invisible enemy' and a 'malign invader'.
Children need be able to identify potentially harmful sexual behaviours, including sexting, from a young age.
All Australians aged 13-17 are encouraged to do 60 minutes of physical activity a day.
Family is far more important for developing engagement of young people in civil society than previously thought.
Problem gambling among children has gone up, and it's got everything to do with gambling-like features in video games.
More than 800 students told researchers what they value most in their friends.
For teenagers, blogging about politics in school can help them hone their views – and be more tolerant of others'.
Research shows that there is a stark geographical divide in the experiences of girls growing up in the UK today.
Teens – especially wealthier ones – are walking away from Facebook, towards picture-centric social media.
Last week's hearing with Brett Kavanaugh raised questions about how responsible we are for our youthful actions. A legal scholar says that youthful inexperience doesn’t let us off the hook.
What exactly do we mean by teenage behavior? And who gets to be this kind of teenager?
Fewer young people are drinking these days – but the pressure during freshers’ week can be intense.
Consumerism is entering the playground and placing further pressure on already stretched parents.
The arts can help schools to really tackle the mental health crisis.
A cybersecurity expert offers tips to keep high schoolers safe on mobile devices, computers, games and social media.
Dangerous, vulnerable or just plain stupid – these are some of the stereotypes which young people face when they come in contact with the law.
Psychology researchers found that daily acts of kindness were linked to increases in positive mood – especially for teens who felt depressed.