Exams are tough and they cause teenagers stress—not just in the US, but in England as well, where the kids have a higher stake in the tests.
The school environment plays a role not only in how much students enjoy school but, as a factor in stress and joy, in how successful they are.
Students who attend more selective schools and those who attend schools attended mostly by women post more about mental health issues.
Being a student at a highly competitive high school has its good points, but many students bail out at the first sign of stress.
The number of birds in your neighborhood and the amount of time you spend outdoors in the sunshine is linked to stress & depression.
When you’re under stress, like taking a test, you don’t retrieve info as efficiently from your brain. Practice tests can help with that.
Teens are stressed out in Ontario, Canada, and probably elsewhere in the world: screen time, social media, video gaming blamed.