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  • Alcohol use and abuse in adolescence: proposal of an alternative analysis 

    Simões, Celeste; Batista-Foguet, Joan M.; Matos, Margarida G.; Calmeiro, Luis (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2008-05)
    A national, representative, school-based sample of Portuguese youths was used to examine the prevalence of alcohol use in this population and to analyse differences between demographic variables such as gender and age, ...
  • Exercise and education: facilities for the young female body in Scotland, 1930–1960 

    Macrae, Eilidh H. R. (Taylor & Francis, 2012)
    This article uses testimony gathered from oral history interviews and contemporary physical education sources to explore the schooling of the young female body in Scotland between 1930 and 1960. It looks at the ways in ...
  • Face and voice attractiveness judgments change during adolescence 

    Saxton, Tamsin K.; DeBruine, Lisa M.; Jones, Benedict C.; Little, Anthony C.; Roberts, S. Craig (Elsevier, 2009-11)
    Attractiveness judgments are thought to underpin adaptive mate choice decisions. We investigated how these judgments change during adolescence when mate choice is becoming relevant. Adolescents aged 11–15 evaluated faces ...
  • Health related behaviours: grouped risks across adolescence 

    Matos, Margarida Gaspar de; Calmeiro, Luis; Batista-Foguet, Joan M.; Loureiro, Nuno; Mota, Jorge (Federação Brasileira de Terapias Cognitivas, 2007)
    Purpose: Adolescence can be associated with a tendency to engage in health damaging behaviour. The purpose of this study is to test whether cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors are present in this age group, and to ...
  • A longitudinal study of adolescents’ judgments of the attractiveness of facial symmetry, averageness and sexual dimorphism 

    Saxton, Tamsin K.; DeBruine, Lisa M.; Jones, Benedict C.; Little, Anthony C.; Roberts, S. Craig (Akadémiai Kiadó, 2011-03)
    Adolescents have been found to differ by age in their attraction to facial symmetry, averageness, and sexual dimorphism. However, it has not been demonstrated that attraction to these facial characters changes over time ...