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The Big Picture consists of three types of content, namely: Expert Studies [Expert Studies], Articles [Articles], and Reviewers' Blog [Reviewers' Blog].

Articles

Valentine’s Day Disappointment - 2014 »

It’s Valentines Day. The day to celebrate everything hearts, cupids, chocolate and love! Or if you’re on the other side of the equation, a time to grumble about what many call a manufactured holiday.

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Articles

Sexy Images Worse than Porn? »

Most parents are eager to protect their children from pornography. But those images aren’t the only ones parents should worry about.

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Expert Studies

Girls’ Clothing—Sexualizing At A Very Young Age »

Are we surprised? A recent study published by Springer Science+Business Media reveals that 29% of clothing made for girls (we’re not even talking teenagers here… these are “little” girls) features sexualized characteristics.

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Articles

Parenting: By the Book »

While being a mom or dad can be challenging, it doesn’t have to be done alone. Following are three parenting books that offer slightly different perspectives on the demanding but rewarding work of bring up kids.

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Expert Studies

Does Watching Sex on Television Predict Teen Pregnancy? »

This article may be the first that looks at actual data that suggests there is a prospective link between exposure to sexual content on television and the likelihood of experiencing a pregnancy before the age of 20. The data was collected over 3 years.

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Articles

A Porn Hero? In a Teen Comedy? Look Out For “The Girl Next Door” »

When hardened artistic film critics begin calling down studios for poor moral decisions, it’s time to stop and listen.

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Articles

Reading Up on Teen Culture—YM and Seventeen »

Now that we’re up to date with a couple of the teen magazines aimed at the youngest adolescent audiences, it’s time to look at the two kingpins of this genre: YM and Seventeen.

 

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Articles

Reading Up on Teen Culture—J-14 and Teen People »

My last column covered magazines aimed at teen audiences and discussed some of the general themes I found within the covers of four popular teen magazines.

This week we’re looking deep inside two of those magazines that market to the youngest teens—and likely even preadolescents.

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Articles

Teen Pregnancy Is Down, But Is Morality Up? »

A December 23, 2003 New York Times headline declaring “More Teenagers Say No To Sex” is certainly good news, as is the accompanying article explaining how teen births have dropped to historic lows—as much as 40% over the past decade in the case of African-American youth.

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Articles

Sex-Ed With Friend »

You may have noticed a short article in your newspaper touting a study suggesting teens can learn important sexual education lessons from popular television sitcoms like (keep an open mind)… Friends.

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