The Science Behind Teenage Thoughtlessness
We’re too fond of bemoaning teenagers, claiming that they have it easy compared to the previous generation. People said the same thing to me when I was a kid. They may not have mortgage and rent problems to worry about, but they certainly have a lot to deal with.
The truth is that technology has altered and shaped society far quicker than any of us could have predicted. Where most of us grew up cosseted and protected from harmful stimuli such as drugs and pornography, our children can be exposed to these influential experiences at any age.