The New Adolescence: Raising Happy And Successful Teens In An Age Of Anxiety And Distraction

February 18, 2020|
The New Adolescence: Raising Happy And Successful Teens In An Age Of Anxiety And Distraction by Christine Carter
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Parents of teenagers need a new playbook—one that addresses the new challenges they face today.

Teens are growing up in an entirely new world, and this has huge implications for our parenting.Understandably, many parents are baffled by problems that didn''t exist less than a decade ago, like social media and video game obsession, sexting, and vaping.

The New Adolescenceis a realistic and reassuring handbook for parents.It offers road-tested, science-based solutions for raising happy, healthy, and successful teenagers.

Inside, you''ll find practical guidance for:

  • Providing the support and structure teens need (while still giving them the autonomy they seek)
  • Influencing and motivating teenagers
  • Helping kids overcome distractions that hinder their learning
  • Protecting them from anxiety, isolation, and depression
  • Fostering the real-world, face-to-face social connections they desperately need
  • Having effective conversations about tough subjects--including sex, drugs, and money 

A highly acclaimed sociologist and coach at UC Berkeley''s Greater Good Science Center and the author ofRaising Happiness,Dr. Christine Carter melds research—including the latest findings in neuroscience, sociology, and social psychology—with her own (often hilarious) real-world experiences as the mother of four teenagers.

Christine Carter, PhD, is the author ofThe Sweet Spot(2017) andRaising Happiness(2011). A sociologist and Senior Fellow at UC Berkeley''s Greater Good Science Center, Carter draws on the latest scientific research in psychology, sociology and neuroscience—and uses her own real-world experiences—to give paren...
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Title:The New Adolescence: Raising Happy And Successful Teens In An Age Of Anxiety And DistractionFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:230 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:230 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.68 inPublished:18 février 2020Publisher:BenBella Books, Inc.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1948836548

ISBN - 13:9781948836548

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