Earlier Puberty Sadly Means Earlier Acne for Unlucky Grade-Schoolers

It’ll come as no shock you to learn that boys and girls in these modern-day United States, fed on country-fried steroidal chicken breasts and good ol’ American colas, have begun to hit puberty at earlier ages than they ever have before. This might actually be a good thing in some respects, since early adolescence may… »8/18/13 4:00pm8/18/13 4:00pm


TV Makes Girls Feel Like Crap About Themselves, But Does Wonders for White Boys

For as long as TV has been around, people have fretted about how it might damage The Children. Does it rot their brains and turn them into illiterate mutants? Is all the sex and violence breeding a generation of super slutty murderers? The results on those fronts are mixed, but thanks to a new study, one thing is very… »5/30/12 11:30am5/30/12 11:30am

Friendships Between Boys and Girls More Beneficial To Boys

A team of French Canadian researchers followed 400 adolescents' friendships with members of the opposite sex and published their findings in the Journal of Research on Adolescence. Among their findings: while girls receive certain perks from befriending boys- access to alcohol from boys who reached the legal drinking… »3/13/11 6:23pm3/13/11 6:23pm