Encouragement


25
Feb 2014
Why Does Peer Pressure Influence Teens To Try Drugs?

During NIDA’s most recent Drug Facts Chat Day,“Kid” from Totino-Grace High School in Minnesota, asked: “Why is peer pressure such a huge factor in teens’ temptations drugs and alcohol?” Peer pressure and the brain Peer pressure can influence teens’ choices about a lot of things. New research shows that, when making a decision, teens think about both the risks and rewards of their actions and behaviors—but, unlike adults, teens are more likely to ignore the risk in favor of the reward. In a NIDA-funded study, teens driving with their friends in......

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25
Feb 2014

The Whole World Online – The problem of teen cell phone addiction nowadays Every day of our modern lives brings change, as well as technical progress. Some 20 years ago the majority of people wouldn’t understand the term “internet addiction.” Today it is a part of our reality. With the development of technologies and a wide variety of the latest mobile devices available in stores, the new form of obsession appears within a recent decade. It is a mobile phone addiction, and its symptoms can be found among people almost in any......

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