In Every Species, Adolescents Go Wild
The risky behavior of teenagers has parallels in otters, gazelles, eagles and other animals—and helps them to survive as adults
By obsessing about safety for their adolescent children, modern US parents may be doing something deeply unnatural. A new perspective on
’s coddling hypothesis.
In Every Species, Adolescents Go Wild #wildhood
It isn’t only teenage humans who take risks, fret about social status and push their independence: Adolescent animals are hard-wired to do the same things.