When the economy falters and communities lose jobs, teen birth rates fall, at least among black youths, a new Duke University study has found.
Parents may not be very savvy with social media, but new research shows they shouldn't shy away from sending their teen a friend request on Facebook or engaging them on Twitter, Instagram and other social platforms.
(Phys.org) —Probation officers see firsthand the effect age has on crime. Typically, an offender will commit fewer crimes as he or she ages.
Every Wednesday evening about two dozen teenagers and 20-somethings gather in a New York City computer lab and start hacking.
(Phys.org)—A major in-depth study examining how teenagers in the UK are using the internet and other mobile devices says the benefits of using such technologies far outweigh any perceived risks.
In 2012, 48 percent of children age 6 to 12 will ask Santa for an iPad, according to a new survey from Nielsen.
Cash incentives boost time spent on schooling and reduce problem behavior for teenagers, study shows
How can you get low-income teenagers to spend more time on school work? "Pay them," according to a recent study released by MDRC and coauthored by NYU Steinhardt researchers J. Lawrence Aber and Pamela Morris.
A strong democracy depends on smart voters who choose their leaders based on their knowledge of important political issues. One of the ways that Americans learn about politics is by following the news. Now, researchers from ...
A Finnish teenager has smashed the world record -- and probably his phone -- in this year's annual mobile-phone throwing contest in Finland.
New Zealand said it was considering making cyber-bullying a criminal offence, amid concerns that existing laws offer inadequate protection from online harassment.