October 2013

Monthly Archives

  • News & Trends – October 14, 2013

      October 2013 Study: Peer Pressure Tests Grade-Schoolers, Not Just Teens      In what University of Maryland researchers are calling an investigation into “the group dynamics of childhood,” a new study reports that peer group influences affect children beginning in the elementary school years.     The research, published in a recent issue of […]

  • News & Trends – October 1, 2013

    October 2013 Research Study: Binge Drinking Common Among High School Seniors  A study by University of Michigan and Pennsylvania State researchers, published by JAMA Pediatrics, reports that consuming five or more alcoholic drinks in a row is common among high school seniors, with some students engaging in extreme binge drinking of as many as 15 or more drinks. […]