In , Miley Cyrus reportedly made an astonishing 25 million dollars. Most of that money came from album sales, which were reported to be slightly over 4 million during that year. Four million…Four million?! Have you heard Miley Cyrus sing? Are there really four million kids out there willing to spend their hard-earned babysitting money on a Miley Cyrus album because they deeply love listening to her sing? Well, according to the findings of a study recently published in Neuroimage, selling four million albums does not translate to having four million people like your music.
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Teen Life: Dealing with Peer Pressure and Sex - dummies
Say you're sitting around with some friends playing video games and someone mentions a particular game that happens to be one of your favorites. So not worth the time," one of your friends says dismissively. The others agree. Inwardly, you know that it is a game you happen to enjoy quite a lot but, outwardly, not wanting to debate the issue, you go along with the crowd. You have just experienced what is commonly referred to as peer pressure. It is probably more accurate to refer to this as peer influence, or social influence to adopt a particular type of behavior, dress, or attitude in order to be accepted as part of a group of your equals "peers".
The Effects of Peer Pressure on Teenagers
Teenage is the time when children make most friends. They have fun with them, they confide in them and they get influenced by them. But with the friendship and social circle comes peer pressure. Teen peer pressure can lead to some adverse outcomes and an unpleasant atmosphere at home.
By Sabine Walter, Pierre A. Peer pressure is an unavoidable part of adolescence and teenhood. A teenager should work through these feelings with his or her parents. Parents have been there before and should be able to provide moral support for the decisions that teenagers make, particularly when they go against peer pressure. When it comes to peer pressure and sex, the additional factor of exaggeration comes into play.