The Academic Minute: Online Peer Pressure

Dr. Sarah Stoddard discussed  findings from the Virtual Networks Study on the December 31st Academic Minute. Listen to the recording here. Full text available on The Academic Minute Website: http://wamc.org/post/dr-sarah-stoddard-university-michigan-online-peer-pressure Dr. Sarah Stoddard – Online Peer Pressure Young adults spend increasing amounts of time socializing online through social networking sites. But do these online interactions […]

Collecting Data from Young Adults Using Web-Based, Respondent-Driven Sampling (webRDS)

The popularity of the internet and social media, particularly among young adults, has created new opportunities for collecting public health data. A new PRC/MI article just published in the September issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, describes a novel approach to collect data from young adults aged 18-24 years regarding alcohol […]

Sexting among Young Adults

In recent years, the legality and safety of sexting has received attention, but little research has been conducted to explore the how sexting may influence health—until now. The Prevention Research Center of Michigan (PRC/MI) is pleased to announce the publication of a new article, “Sexting among Young Adults,” in the Journal of Adolescent Health. To […]