The Resource Born to be wild : why teens and tweens take risks, and how we can help keep them safe, Jess Shatkin

Born to be wild : why teens and tweens take risks, and how we can help keep them safe, Jess Shatkin

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Born to be wild : why teens and tweens take risks, and how we can help keep them safe
Title
Born to be wild
Title remainder
why teens and tweens take risks, and how we can help keep them safe
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Jess Shatkin
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eng
Summary
Texting while driving. Binge-drinking. Bullying. Unprotected sex. There are plenty of reasons for parents to worry about getting a late-night call about their teen. But most of the advice parents and educators hear about teens is outdated and unscientific--and based on the rates of teen pregnancy, accidents, addiction, and more. Acclaimed adolescent psychiatrist Jess P. Shatkin brings more than two decades' worth of research and clinical experience to the subject, along with cutting-edge findings from brain science, evolutionary psychology, game theory, and other disciplines -- plus a widely curious mind and the perspective of a concerned dad. Using science and stories, fresh analogies, clinical anecdotes, and research-based observations, Shatkin explains: Why "scared straight," adult logic, and draconian punishment don't work. Why the teen brain is "born to be wild"--shaped by evolution to explore and take risks. The surprising role of brain development, hormones, peer pressure, screen time, and other key factors. What parents and teachers can do--in everyday interactions, teachable moments, and specially chosen activities and outings--to work with teens' need for risk, rewards and social acceptance, not against it
Summary
A research-backed guide that illuminates the psychological sources of such high-risk teen behaviors as texting while driving, binge drinking, bullying and unprotected sex draws on decades of clinical experience and cutting-edge scientific findings to share anecdotal insights into how to engage in specific teachable activities to promote safe behavior
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10599422
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AU-TuBDP
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Shatkin, Jess P
Dewey number
616.89140835
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index present
Intended audience
Adult
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non fiction
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bibliography
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True
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  • Adolescence
  • Adolescent psychology
  • Risk-taking (Psychology) in adolescence
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adult
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why teens take risks, and how we can help keep them safe
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Born to be wild : why teens and tweens take risks, and how we can help keep them safe, Jess Shatkin
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https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=PGC_444135&b2bSite=1545
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online resource
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rdacarrier.
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text
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txt
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rdacontent.
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9781101993422-PGC1068396-000
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unknown
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1 online resource.
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electronic
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Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781101993422
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computer
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rdamedia.
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c
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Born to be wild : why teens and tweens take risks, and how we can help keep them safe, Jess Shatkin
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=PGC_444135&b2bSite=1545
Publication
Note
Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9781101993422-PGC1068396-000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781101993422
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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