Tag: adolescent development

  • How does a teenager become an adult?

    With all the talk about extended adolescence a few researchers are asking the important question: How does a teenager become an adult?

  • Sleep deprivation and the American teenager

    To meet all of these demands, surveys show, high schoolers usually stay up close to midnight on school nights. And then they have to get up early the next morning, typically around 6 or 6:30 a.m., to get to school on time, as most high schools start classes around 7:30 a.m. — “Most studies show…

  • Cutting Edge Amish

    This morning I was reading a little of Marko’s upcoming book, Youth Ministry 3.0, and one of the early chapters made me think of the Amish. Maybe the Amish have had the solution for a long time? My hypothesis is simple. Since adolescence is a cultural phenomenon and the church is called to create culture…