Hyper-texting teens more likely to engage in risky behavior

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Registered: 07-05-2005
Hyper-texting teens more likely to engage in risky behavior
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Tue, 11-16-2010 - 9:04am
According to a new study by the Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, hyper-texting and hyper-networking teens are prone to risky behaviors like smoking, drinking, fighting, and sexual activity.

Teens Who Send 120+ Texts a Day Are Prone to Smoking, Drinking and Having Sex-
http://www.ivillage.com/hyper-texting-teens-are-more-likely-engage-risky-behaviors/6-a-298499?ice=iv:mb:msg:kp

What do you think of the results of this study?

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Sounds to me this is less about texting and more about these kids not having enough to do and/or any adult supervision. If they have 3 hours a day to spend social networking and they are hyper-texting on top of that... well, that's more time