New research suggests that far from disengaging young people from real life, virtual worlds can provide unique environments that can help them learn and negotiate new situations.
"Excited," "nervous," "terrified" -- just three emotions described by a group of US teachers about to take a dizzying "weightless" flight all for the cause of science, naturally.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Teenagers who have unclear career aspirations, or whose ambitions are mismatched with their educational expectations spend more time in unemployment as adults and achieve lower wages according to a new University ...
Young people are having a harder time keeping their profile pages and email accounts secure, especially from prankster friends. And although many treat hacking or spying as a joke, nearly half who have been victims were upset ...
Teenagers are under pressure to send nude photos of themselves and other sexual images from their mobile phones as "sexting" becomes more widespread, new Australian research shows.
The levels of violence girls and boys from disadvantaged backgrounds experience in their partner relationships is revealed in new University of Bristol research published today.
Instead of feeling stressed by the money they owe, many young adults actually feel empowered by their credit card and education debts, according to a new nationwide study.
(AP) -- When AIDS counselor Patience Ncusani urges teens in her Soweto neighborhood to wait to have sex, or cautions young women that an older boyfriend can be deadly, she has special rapport.
Canada's election campaign has unleashed a flurry of online, youth-led political activity showing no signs of abating before national polls on Monday.
Youngsters are, on average, 16 years old and sober when they make their sexual debut with somebody they have known for a while. However, condoms feature in just half of sexual encounters with new or casual partners, reveals ...