Video and Multimedia

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Video Links

Video 6.1: Why School Should Start Later for Teens  

Description: Wendy Troxel argues that teens don't get enough sleep, and it's not because of Snapchat, social lives or hormones—it's because of public policy.

Video 6.2: Alcohol’s Effect on Teenage Brain

Description:  An explanation of the effects of alcohol abuse on the developing teen brain

Audio Link

Audio 6.1: Teens and Gender 

Description: NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Nic Rider, post-doctoral fellow at the University of Minnesota whose research shows more teens in the U.S. are identifying as transgender or gender nonconforming.

Web Links

Web 6.1: CAFO’s Aging Out Initiative: Helping Teens Transition into Adulthood

Description: Scott Brown, Coordinator of the Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO) Aging Out Initiative, gathers success stories of organizations that are helping aging out youth and are creating solutions.

Web 6.2: Teens, Technology and Overuse, Part 1

Description: The faster, smarter, more mobile technologies used by teens are changing so rapidly that the impact on adolescent development isn't fully understood.