COVID-19 vaccine testing on children is just getting started, and only in adolescents.
Gen Z is breaking stereotypes, but there are still some worrying trends when it comes to substance abuse.
A study of 800 Black American families shows early experiences of racism have long-term consequences for physical and mental health.
Here are four ways adults can help kids work through their worries about the environment.
Tolerating inquiry is essential even if there are such things as questions no one should ask.
The need to keep a physical distance conflicts with adolescents’ natural desire to connect with friends - their regular source of distraction and emotional support.
Equipping parents with the right information on what to talk about, and how to talk about it, is a key step in addressing challenges to sexual health.
Many boys stop singing at adolescence – but with the right support, they can continue to sing through their voice change and emerge as lifetime singers.
The state-sponsored pop cultural renaissance of Korea shows how language isn't an obstacle to world domination.
Ko tā te kāwanatanga Kōrea whakahou i te ahurea o te marea, kei te whakaatu kāore te reo e aukati ana i tō angitu i te pae matawhānui o te ao.
Underlying social and structural causes of behaviour - such as poverty and gender disparities - are often ignored. But these are potential drivers of HIV infection among young people.
Some experts were concerned about the creation of unrealistic expectations, links with gender-based violence, and the potential for addiction. Others said education might help to offset these harms.
Understanding others' emotions is a crucial social skill. Counter to concerns about screen time stunting kids' development, one study suggests they're getting better at recognizing emotion on screen.
Current legislation focuses on the flavor of e-cigarettes. But the latest research shows the attraction isn't about taste.
Together the social and emotional 'jobs' of adolescence – developing intimate friendships and achieving autonomy – make teens uniquely resistant to calls for social distancing.
Understanding the drivers of early childbearing in specific contexts is important for effective policy making.
New research show a justice system designed to deal with adult perpetrators rather than children is inadvertently making matters worse.
A cognitive scientist observes that the words that bother college-age Americans today can cause harm.
Targeting kids with a weight loss app could perpetuate body image issues and lead to disordered eating. Yes, childhood obesity is a problem – but we must tread carefully when delivering solutions.
Youth who are sexting are four times more likely to be having sex. They are five times more likely to have had multiple sexual partners and twice as likely not to be using contraception.