Are young adult males with autism more vulnerable to the lure of illegal pornography? I explore the reasons this might be true, and what we can do about it
As adults we should be asking ourselves whether we are helping or hindering children and young people by the way we talk about and deal with bullying. Adults undoubtedly need to find ways of helping the young to negotiate difficult situations, but we also need to be careful not to undermine their abilities to sort out these difficulties themselves.
Tyler Cowen: Who is moving out of the U.S. labor force?: Read the recent testimony of Robert E. Hall (pdf): Most of the decline in participation occurred among teenagers and young adults. The finding that these effects tend to be...
Despite challenges, Rovio continues to expand its business horizons. Rovio, developer of the Angry Birds franchise, is swapping egg-pinching pigs for teen angst with its latest venture: A series of pirate-themed novels that the Finnish company will publish by early next year. Read Full Story
A new study pools data from 25 case-control studies and conducts separate analyses to show that head and neck cancers in young adults are more likely to be as a result of inherited factors, rather than lifestyle factors such as smoking or drinking alcohol.
After being the only female misfit in the young adult sci-fi adaptation The Maze Runner, British actress Kaya Scodelario may be heading to an established film franchise next. Deadline has word that the "Skins" cast member is in early...Show More Summary
Finnish game studio Rovio, known for its hit mobile game franchise Angry Birds, now has its sights set on young readers. The company is publishing author Mintie Das’ novel The Sinking World late this year. Part of a series called Storm...Show More Summary
Last week Time published its 100 Best Children's Books of All Time, and a companion list, The 100 Best Young Adult Books of All Time. As the children's book buyer for an independent bookstore and reviewer of children's fiction, several of my friends, family members and colleagues posted the link to my Facebook wall almost simultaneously. Show More Summary
I rarely go a day without hearing someone complain about how teenagers and young adults are glued to their phones.
TIME magazine recently ran a big package on “young adult” novels, in an attempt to define the nascent genre, giving us both “ … Read More
In the brain, blood flow and cognitive function peak during young adulthood, but a new study of 52 young women found that oxygen availability, which is known to positively relate to brain health and function, is higher in adults whoShow More Summary
Los Angeles is a destination for all kinds of people, but especially young people looking to start their successful adult lives; and, as it goes with growing up, usually they either make it and move out or give up...
Being 34 years doesn't seem that old, but for Jason Richardson, it makes him quite a bit older than his Philadelphia 76ers teammates. That's why the young 76ers had some fun with their veteran teammate on his birthday. Richardson turned 34 years old on Tuesday. Show More Summary
Young beetles pick up sensory signals from adult insects to increase their chances of being fed -- and shorten the odds of being killed instead. Beetle larvae have an in-built ability to identify different adults based on distinct chemicals found on the outside of their shells and adjust their begging behavior accordingly, researchers say.
Young adults want to share everything--except maybe their car
As part of David Cameron's plan to protect young internet users, broadband providers have been forced to offer an "unavoidable choice." This impels new subscribers to decide whether they want to enable or disable blocks on adult content. However, UK...
At any given time there are millions of young people in schools across the country who are grieving over some significant loss in their lives — and often the adults around them aren’t sure what to say or do to help them. There is a new Web site, grievingstudents.com,that offers an online toolkit for educators and […]
Post by Adriana Velez. We've all heard about the so-called "hookup culture" of Millennials, people age 18 to 34. But what's the reality? We took a closer look at the sex lives of young adults (well, not that close!) to find out. Whether...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: 20th Century Fox has just landed what I’m hearing is a hotly contested young adult fantasy books series The Reckoners by New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson. The studio made the deal to give to Shawn Levy’s Fox-based 21 Laps to produce. The deal is for the first two books — Steelheart and Firefight – in a planned trilogy. Show More Summary