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|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:
|| Peer Pressure: An overview / Maria R. T. Guzman -- Risky teen behavior may be linked to brain development / Sharon Jayson -- Sturdier brain networks may help children resist peer pressure / Tom Valeo -- Peer pressure can impact eating and exercise habits / Sally Squires -- Popular teens are susceptible to peer pressure / Charlotte Crystal -- Organized activities can deter negative peer pressure / Thorolfur Thorlindsson and Jon Gunnar Bernburg -- Parents can help teens resist peer pressure / Elizabeth Hartley-Brewer -- Peer pressure can be used positively to change behavior / Vladas Griskevicius, Robert B. Cialdini, and Noah J. Goldstein -- Individuality helps girls resist peer pressure / Beth Morrissey -- Peer pressure to use drugs and alcohol can be combated / Do it now foundation -- Teacher teaches students about peer pressure / Jane Wingle -- Girl remembers a boy who resisted peer pressure / Penny S. Harmon.
|| Presents a variety of perspectives about serious issues such as violence, smoking, drunk driving, to help make these complex issues less intimidating.