The Criminalization of Racialized Youth

The United States leads the world in incarceration, and many individuals in certain communities are inducted in to the criminal justice system at a very young age. This punitive state existed long before the 1980s but Reagan’s ‘War on Drugs’ served to solidify the U.S. as a pioneer of using social control to achieve mass incarceration. Children…

PBS: Inside the Teenage Brain

By: Meghan McTernan Physiological psychology. Big words, simple definitions. It’s basically a subdivision of psychology that focuses on the brain’s structures and functions to understand behavior. Inside the Teenage Brain took this concept and used it to understand teenage behavior. I remember waking up at 6am for high school, dreading every second of it, sleeping … Continue reading PBS: Inside the Teenage Brain