Sex education in American classrooms tends to focus on physical acts, disease and pregnancy. It provides little support to teenage boys for their need for emotional intimacy.
The start of a new school year is the time when shy teenagers are least likely to be excluded from new friendship groups.
Commonly prescribed antidepressants increase the risk of suicidal thoughts in teenagers, so why isn't this a bigger deal in drug trials?
The young have a rich, linguistic vein – just don't try and copy them.
Make sure your teenager doesn't stay up all night.
Teenagers spend more time consuming media than they do sleeping. Most of this consumption is passive - a habit that's creeping into classrooms, too.
Many adolescent pressures are age old, others newer, such as having followers on social media.
Kids today face a variety of digital stressors –from negotiating how much communication to have with close friends to digital abuse.
Sex is part of young people's lives. So how do we teach young authors to navigate tricky narrative waters when they write about it?
You often hear it said that 'privacy is dead'. Our cybersecurity expert explains why that's not true, yet.
Teenagers are more interested in gadgets and flashy desig in their first car than they are about safety features. So how do we make them think safety is important?
Teenagers spend one-third of their lives sitting down and three hours a day watching TV. New findings confirm that it's not just their health that is at risk.
Teenagers need to make friends outside their own cliques – and schools should help them.
New research shows that depression doesn't spread between teenagers but having mentally healthy friends can protect you.
Fewer teenagers are taking up smoking, but one study has found a link between e-cigarettes and a potentially more dangerous addiction.
Growing up is never easy – especially when your childish status updates are still online.
Only 1% of adolescent friendships last the distance - but could our schools be the real root of the problem?
Parents tend to have greater expectations of their firstborns. But, it's different when the younger sibling is a girl. What impact does it have on their grades?
Young men are being forgotten when it comes to teenage pregnancy but helping them share responsibility could have a big impact.
Death rates for young men with type 1 diabetes in the UK have shot past similar figures for Western Europe. Greater focus on adolescents could save lives.