Too many of us have had this experience: You're driving to work, and you're just about to merge into traffic when a person in the lane you're trying to merge into comes barreling down the road, eyes down, one hand on the steering wheel, the other hand cradling a smartphone. At the last second, that person looks up, sees you and slams on the brakes. An accident is averted, but just barely. The above scenario is a classic example of what experts call distracted driving.
Teen sexting and its association with sexual behaviors.
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Lynch Street, P. Box , Jackson, MS , ude. The literature suggests gratitude is associated with positive youth development. Results indicated greater moral affect gratitude was the only variable significantly associated with greater academic interest, better academic performance, and more extra-curricular activity engagement. Greater moral affect and life-orientation gratitude both significantly correlated with positive family relationship.
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Despite recent media attention and potential public health importance, little is known about the prevalence and nature of sexting. Using a large school-based sample of adolescents, we examined the prevalence of sexting behaviors, as well as its relation to dating, sex, and risky sexual behaviors. Data are from Time 2 of a three-year longitudinal study.
YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat are the most popular online platforms among teens. By Monica Anderson and Jingjing Jiang. The survey also finds there is no clear consensus among teens about the effect that social media has on the lives of young people today. The social media landscape in which teens reside looks markedly different than it did as recently as three years ago.