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Teens with Slow Cognitive Response Suffer from Depression, Anxiety Later as Adults: Study

Those who are slow in performance due to less cognitive speed suffer with anxiety and depression when they grow up into adults, says a new study conducted by Edinburgh University on 705 participants. The study, led by Catharine R. Gale, and his team found that teenagers who showed slower processing speed turn to be more at risk of suffering from ...

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Protect Teens From Online Risks: Study

Boosting teenagers’ ability to cope with online risks, rather than trying to stop them from using the internet, is a more effective strategy for keeping them safe, says a new study. More resilient teens were less likely to suffer negative effects even if they were frequently online, said the study. Haiyan Jia, post-doctoral scholar in information sciences and technology. “Internet ...

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‘Facebook Generation’ happier than teenagers a decade ago when social media Wasn’t There

Today’s “Facebook Generation” is happier and healthier than teenagers a decade ago, according to a new study published in the European Journal of Public Health. Adolescence is a crucial stage in life when you lay the foundation for adulthood and the study findings claimed a growing proportion of 11 to 15-year-olds, dubbed the “Facebook Generation”, are less likely than their predecessors ...

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Teens getting increasingly sleep deprived: Study

In a worrying trend, teenagers in the US are increasingly getting less number of sleeping hours than they ideally should, finds a new study. The study by researchers at Columbia found that female students, racial/ethnic minorities and students of lower socio-economic status are particularly affected. “Declines in self-reported adolescent sleep across the last 20 years are concerning and suggest that ...

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How much sleep do children really need?

After due diligence over the health consequences of too much sleep or too little sleep, a panel of experts formed by the US National Sleep Foundation has made new age-based recommendations on how much sleep people need. While newborns require up to three months 14 to 17 hours of sleep each day, infants from four to eleven months should get ...

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