Researching Teen Drinking and Alcohol Use: First Steps

This past week I’ve been working on getting my project off the ground, including scheduling my first interviews, conducting them, transcribing them, and looking for patterns and potential codes (and also unpacking and cleaning my room, but I haven’t quite gotten around to that yet). So far I’ve been pleasantly surprised by the number of […]

Abstract: First Alcohol Experiences and the Causes of Teen Drinking

In the United States, most students begin drinking in high school or college. Pushed by their peers and influenced by images of drinking in the media and popular music, many students end up binge drinking long before they turn 21. The goal of this research is to analyze the factors pushing teens towards alcohol use or abuse, […]