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February 07, 2014

Study Weighs Academic Effects of Sports, Early Sex, Bullying on Teenagers

A new research review examines the academic impacts of a wide range of teenage behaviors, from television-watching to early sexual activity to playing sports, and finds that the effects are often mediated by a student's particular social milieu.

March 26, 2009

Back Off, Burger King!

A hat tip to the NYT for this article, which was published in today's paper. It reports on research that found that 9th graders whose schools are within a block of a fast-food outlet are more likely to be obese than students whose schools are a quarter of a mile or more away from one. The researche...

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