ResultsFound: 178 posts tagged "youth"
2016 research brief from Scholars Strategy Network that looks at whether praise or money is a more effective tool for encouraging adolescents to complete after-school tutoring sessions.
Adolescents and young adults are spending less time outdoors and more time glued to screens—computer, TV, tablet and cell phones, according to numerous studies. A 2015 Australian study published in BMC Public Health found that 70 percent of ninth-grade boys use screens for more than two hours a day; screen time is even higher for […]
2016 study in The Review of Economics and Statistics that examines whether adolescents have higher grades, test scores if their math and English classes are scheduled at the start of the school day.
2016 study published in Criminology that looks at the characteristics of juvenile offenders who stopped committing crimes.
2016 study published in Social Problems that looks at how female math and science teachers influence high school students’ decisions to major in STEM fields.
2016 study published in Social Problems that examines how racial disparities in school suspension rates affect racial differences in student achievement in math and reading.
2016 collection of research about lead poisoning, including sources of exposure, health effects and policy implications.
2016 collection of research that looks at the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine from various angles, including vaccination rates, vaccine safety and the real and perceived barriers to vaccination.
2015 study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine that examines the long-term effect of New Jersey’s Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) decal requirement for young drivers.
A study by Harvard University and the University of California, San Francisco focuses on the correlation between mental health and the risk for heart-related diseases