Can adolescents be game changers for 21st-century societal challenges?

Eveline A. Crone*, Suzanne van de Groep, Lysanne W. te Brinke

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Adolescents growing up in the 21st century face novel challenges that affect today's adolescents differently compared with previous generations. Adolescents’ prosocial values and social engagement can contribute in unique ways to combatting societal challenges. Participatory research provides tools to transform adolescents’ prosocial motivations into drivers for societal change.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)484-486
Number of pages3
JournalTrends in Cognitive Sciences
Issue number6
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 13 May 2024

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