A boy examines a gun at the National Rifle Association annual convention on May 28, 2022, in Houston.
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The shooters in the Buffalo and Uvalde massacres were both 18, and legally purchased assault rifles. This is fueling calls to raise the age when someone can purchase this weapon from 18 to 21.
These days, people in their 20s are figuring out who they are as adults, rather than experiencing “extended adolescence.”
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Views of the stages of adulthood are stuck in the early 20th century, even though they’ve changed a lot over the past 100 years.
Millions of college students have been living at home since their campuses closed due to the coronavirus.
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The U.S. was an outlier in the 20th century. It’s been typical throughout human history, and even today, it’s common practice in most of the world.
Young adults now spend more money on costumes than any other age group.
The holiday used to be all about trick-or-treating in the neighborhood. No more – and it could something to do with the fact that traditional markers of adulthood have changed.
Ideas of when ‘adulthood’ starts for young people are changing around the world.
‘Emerging adulthood’ offers a contemporary view of young adults, as perceptions and definitions shift worldwide.
Adults? Or not yet?
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You’re officially an adult, but you may not feel like one. Why’s that so? When will you feel you’re a grown up?
Young people leaving care experience considerable material disadvantage, marginalisation and social exclusion.
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When children in foster care turn 18, they are expected to become independent, autonomous adults, and are discharged from care. The period of transition from care which coincides with early adulthood is…