Some teens today are doing so much, they stress themselves out to the point of, well, engaging in unhealthy behavior. The Washington Post has the story earlier this week. In , around the time that the pediatrics group issued its warning, psychologist Joseph L. Teenagers who did participate averaged fewer than 10 hours per week, Mahoney reported, while fewer than 6 percent devoted 20 hours or more to extracurricular activities. The researchers also challenged the notions that parental pressure was to blame for over-scheduling and that a lack of free time caused undue stress.
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Today's generation of teenagers often get a bad rep. While stereotyping is never fun for the people who get lumped into a certain category, there's a good reason why stereotypes exist. Thanks to their obsession with selfies and finding a way to take everyday activities to the extreme, teens have become known for taking things just a little or a lot too far. They feel compelled to document every second of their lives on social media and manage to turn simple tasks like asking a date to the prom into grand productions. While we haven't totally given up on the next generation, teens aren't exactly doing their part to restore our faith in humanity.
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