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"WILDHOOD: The Astounding Connections Between Human and Animal Adolescents"

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Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - Teenagers can be difficult. They make risky decisions. They’re temperamental. We humans are not alone in adolescent issues. Evolutionary Biologist Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Animal Behaviorist Kathryn Bowers wrote the book, WILDHOOD: The Astounding Connections Between Human and Animal Adolescents. In it, they compare this tricky time in life across multiple species. As parents, we try to shield our kids from dangers, but they argue overparenting can lead to underdeveloped adults.