As COVID-19 disrupts some of the necessary conditions for healthy adolescent development, many working in sectors of youth development, education, and adolescent health have launched efforts to respond to these new realities. This report offers five ways to reframe the conversation about adolescent development and provides powerful alternatives to media portrayals of adolescents as selfish, dangerous, and at risk.
The power of social science to improve science communication
The science of framing has the potential to dramatically improve our practice of communicating about science and social issues. This talk explores five key findings from the science of...
How can we bring early childhood together with climate change to create frames that move both issues? There are a set of recommendations that can be used across both fields to advance a set of...
Changing the Narrative Together: Three Effective Strategies for Talking about Youth Mental Health
Three cultural mindsets are currently influencing perceptions about—and limiting action on— youth mental health: Individualism, Fatalism, and Otherism. We need a new narrative that makes it...