Endnotes – Middle School Makeover: Improving the Way You and Your Child Experience the Middle School Years

Endnotes

CHAPTER 1

1. Peter Meyer, “The Middle School Mess,” EducationNext, accessed August 1, 2013, http://educationnext.org/the-middle-school-mess/.

2. Steven B. Jackson, “Are the Twos Terrible Everywhere?” Psychology Today, November 14, 2011, accessed August 2, 2013, http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/culture-conscious/201111/are-the-twos-terrible-everywhere.

3. Charisse Nixon, PhD., “Can We Induce Learned Helplessness?” YouTube, January 29, 2008, accessed November 12, 2013. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6TONVkJ3eI

CHAPTER 2

1. Leonard Sax, “Gender Differences in the Sequence of Brain Development,” Education.com, May 17, 2010, accessed: September 1, 2013, http://www.education.com/reference/article/Ref_Boys_Girls/.

CHAPTER 3

1. Laurence Steinberg, “Risk-Taking In Adolescence: New Perspectives from Brain and Behavioral Science,” Current Directions in Psychological Science 16 (2007): 55–59.

CHAPTER 4

1. Deborah Yurgelun-Todd, “Emotional and Cognitive Changes During Adolescence,” Current Opinion in Neurobiology 2, April 17 (2007): 251–57.

PROBLEM #10

1. P. Orpinas, A.M. Horne, X. Song, P.M. Reeves, and H.L. Hsieh, “Dating Trajectories from Middle School to High School: Association with Performance and Drug Use,” Journal of Research on Adolescence (2013), doi: 10.111/jora.12029.

PROBLEM #11

1. Michael Thompson, Homesick and Happy (New York: Random House, 2012), 6.

FINAL THOUGHTS

1. American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, “Cosmetic Surgery National Data Bank, Statistics 2012,” http://www.surgery.org/sites/default/files/ASAPS-2012-Stats.pdf.

2. “Amygdala Responses to Emotionally Valenced Stimuli in Older and Younger Adults,” Psychological Science (April, 2004), doi: 10.1111/j.0956-7976.2004.00662.x, vol. 15 no. 4 259–263.

3. Melissa Lee Phillips, “The Mind at Midlife,” American Psychological Association (April, 2011), http://www.apa.org/monitor/2011/04/mind-midlife.aspx.

4. Judith S. Wallerstein and Sandra Blakeslee, What About the Kids? Raising Your Children Before, During, and After Divorce (New York: Hyperion, 2003).

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

1. Anne Lamott’s phrase from Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life (New York: Pantheon, 1994).