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Born to Be Wild: Why Teens Take Risks, and How We Can Help Keep Them Safe

Born to Be Wild: Why Teens Take Risks, and How We Can Help Keep Them Safe by Jess Shatkin BOOK ONLINE #epub Book details ●

Author : Jess Shatkin

Pages : 320 pages

Publisher : Tarcherperigee

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ISBN-10 : 0143129791

ISBN-13 : 9780143129790

Book Synopsis A groundbreaking, research-based guide that sheds new light on why young people make dangerous choices--and offers solutions that work. 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 But most of the advice parents and educators hear about teens is outdated and unscientific--and based on the rates of teen pregnancy, accidents, addiction, and more.Acclaimed adolescent psychiatrist Jess P. Shatkin brings more than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

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Born to Be Wild: Why Teens Take Risks, and How We Can Help Keep Them Safe

Born to Be Wild: Why Teens Take Risks, and How We Can Help Keep Them Safe by  

Born to Be Wild: Why Teens Take Risks, and How We Can Help Keep Them Safe

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