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Teen and Young Adult Lab

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© March 2020

Publications

Publications

Scales

The Appearance-Related Social Media Consciousness Scale is available for use by researchers here, and was published in an open-access paper available here.

To see a full list of TAYA Lab publications, including manuscripts that are currently in preparation and under review, please see Dr. Choukas-Bradley's CV.

 

Full-text publications for many papers can be found on ResearchGate, and citation information can be found on Google Scholar.

 

To request a full-text publication that is not available online, please contact Dr. Choukas-Bradley at scb.1@pitt.edu or via Research Gate

Selected Media Coverage

“Study highlights fluid sexual orientation in many teens” (2019, December 1). Science Blog. Retrieved from https://scienceblog.com/512398/study-highlights-fluid-sexual-orientation-in-many-teens/

“Local psychology experts say removal of Instagram likes is ‘step in the right direction’ (2019, November 21). CBS Pittsburgh (KDKA). Retrieved from https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2019/11/21/psychology-experts-instagram-likes/

 

“Pitt study finds large number of transgender teens have suicidal thoughts” (2019, October 15). WESA: Pittsburgh’s NPR News Station. Retrieved from https://www.wesa.fm/post/pitt-study-finds-large-number-transgender-teens-have-suicidal-thoughts#stream/0

"Parents, teach your kids about sex." (2019, August 13). The Doctor Will See You Now. Retrieved from http://www.thedoctorwillseeyounow.com/content/sex/art5934.html

 

“What happens when parents talk to kids frankly about sex?” (2019, July 29). U.S. News and World Report. Retrieved from https://www.usnews.com/news/health-news/articles/2019-07-29/what-happens-when-parents-talk-to-kids-frankly-about-sex

 

“Children whose parents teach them about sex are less at risk of STIs and unwanted pregnancy because ‘they’re better at using condoms.’” (2019, July 29). The Daily Mail. Retrieved from https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-7297503/Children-parents-teach-sex-better-using-condoms.html

 

“Talking with both daughters and sons about sex.” (2017, January 11). New York Times. Retrieved from https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/01/11/well/family/talking-about-sex-with-daughters-and-sons.html

 

“Internet-addled teens are worse at awkward, necessary dating conversations.” (2016, July 1). New York Magazine. Retrieved from http://nymag.com/scienceofus/2016/07/techy-teens-worse-at-dating-conversations.html

“The more parents talk to teens about sex, the safer their sex will be.” (2015, November 2). Huffington Post. Retrieved from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/the-more-parents-talk-to-teens-about-sex-the-safer-their-sex-will-be_us_5637a6dfe4b00aa54a4eeea

 

“Alas, you do have to talk to your teen about sex.” (2015, November 2). TIME. Retrieved from http://time.com/4094495/alas-you-do-have-to-talk-to-your-teen-about-sex

 

“The sex talk works, even if it makes you cringe.” (2015, November 2). NBC News. Retrieved from http://www.nbcnews.com/health/sexual-health/sex-talk-works-even-if-it-makes-you-cringe-n455981

 

“Sex, drugs, and pluralistic ignorance: Why smart groups do dumb things.” The Atlantic. (2015, January 9). Retrieved from https://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2015/01/sex-and-drugs-and-high-school-but-also-social-psychology/384339/

“The popular crowd is having less sex and doing fewer drugs than high schoolers think.” Business Insider. (2015, January 9). Retrieved from http://www.businessinsider.com/the-popular-crowd-is-having-less-sex-and-doing-less-drugs-than-high-schoolers-think-2015-1 

 

“Teens who text about condoms more likely to practice safe sex: Study.” New York Daily News. (2014, February 10). Retrieved from http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/teens-texting-condoms-study-article-1.1621431