There's a gap between what teenagers need and what our culture provides for them. In All Grown Up and No Place to Go, professor of Child Development at Tufts University addresses the problems resulting from the pressures on teens to grow up quickly. Elkind shows why teens need time to adjust to their new kind of thinking and the emotional and social changes that come with it. His ideas such as the "imaginary audience" that makes teens so self-conscious have become pivotal in adolescent psychology. Paperback.
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