12 Surprising Scientific Facts About Teens

Judy Dutton | Dec 19, 2014 Tweens & Teens

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Teenagers can be tricky creatures: one moment they're insisting, "I'm not a child!" and the next they're blubbering because you said they can't have the newest gadget. It's enough to make any parent throw up their hands. But don't give up just yet!

Scientists have actually studied teens and figured out a whole lot about what makes them tick so you can be better during these trying times. For some surprising scientific facts about teens -- plus some advice on how to talk to them and keep them from getting in trouble -- read on.

If you tend to yell at your kids, you'd better read #9!

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