Things Holding Young People Back

January 25, 2018

 


Since pot is now legal for those of us 21 and older, more and more studies are being done about how regular use is impacting the brains of young people.  A JAMA report this week,has many of us concerned. http://edition.cnn.com/2018/01/17/health/cannabis-cigarettes-teens-psychosis-study/index.htm

If you feel like your 20 year old is so young and wonder if he'll ever grow up, take a moment and read about this new study form the Lancet about adolescence goes way beyond the teenage years.
https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/adulthood-now-begins-age-24-say-scientists-200137174.html?soc_src=mail&soc_trk=ma 

A new book, "The Hacking of the American Mind", talks about how video games addict us.  The author, Dr. Robert Lustig, was interviewed on KQED's Forum w/ Michael Krasny.  To take a listen go to: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EKkUtrL6B18

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