Research published in the International Journal of Adolescence and Youth has examined whether the desire for romance leads to increased alcohol or tobacco use in adolescents. Wura Jacobs, Kwon Chan Jeon, Patricia Goodson & Thomas W. Valentec studied over 1,100 Grade 10 pupils in Los Angeles, USA examining whether an association could be drawn between romantic ambition and the interaction with tobacco and alcohol. The research, published in December 2015, adds to the ongoing inquiries around how romantic relationships can affect adolescents in social development, academia, health and general well-being.
Will you be turning left or right for that Valentine’s Day kiss - It’ll depend on who you’re kissing!-
As Valentine’s Day approaches, love is in the air. One sure-fire way to express love towards someone, be it a partner or even a child, is with a kiss. A recent study in Laterality demonstrates how the direction turned during a kiss differs depending on whether the kiss is shared between romantic partners or between a parent and child.
2016 marks the 10-year anniversary of Journal of Children and Media (JOCAM). During the course of the last decade, the journal has provided a space for discussion by scholars and professionals from around the world and across theoretical and empirical traditions who are engaged in the study of media in the lives of children and adolescents.
Economic Geography, published on behalf of Clark University, embarks on a new publishing partnership with Routledge.-
We are proud to announce that Economic Geography (EG), published on behalf of Clark University, has entered into a new publishing partnership with Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group.