Teenagers Really Do Struggle to Decipher Their Own Emotions
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 931 , Segment 5
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- Oct 29, 2018 9:00 pm
- 10:48 mins
Guest: Erik Nook, PhD candidate in Clinical Psychology, Harvard University We’ve all been there – when it feels like the world is coming at you so fast, every moment is tangled with hope and fear, and everything seems to matter but nothing makes sense. Even adults can find it hard to know which pressure is triggering an emotion. Well, now there is research that demonstrates what we long suspected: teenagers, in particular, struggle to differentiate between the complicated swirl of emotions they experience.