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Teenager's Fun Facts

The teenage years are very confusing yet quite exciting as well.

It's a time of personal insecurities and burdensome responsibilities, but one of lasting friendships and limitless dreams. Find out more about what teens experience in our fun facts.

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Dubbed as the feel-good hormone, dopamine rises higher than that of an adult when a teenager gets something they want, possibly causing them to become addicted. This results in the repetition of "feel-good" behaviors, whether good or bad.
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The first Miss Teen USA pageant occurred in 1983. The winner was 17-year-old Ruth Zakarian, who represented New York. The following year she competed in the Miss USA contest alongside the 1984 Miss Teen USA.
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Peaking at the age of 15, the increase in the level of oxytocin as part of the hormonal changes in teenagers is linked to self-consciousness and feelings of being watched.
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Although the family is very important to teenagers, they cannot seem to live without their phones. A 2018 survey in the US found that nearly 95% of teens had their own smartphone. While this is data from the US, many believe that numbers are high as well in other countries.
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Taylor Swift holds the record of the most wins by an individual at 26 wins. She is tied with Selena Gomez with the most nominations overall at 61 and holds the top spot for most nominations by an individual at 61.
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Anne Hathaway, the lead star of The Princess Diaries, was just 18 when she played the role of 16-year-old Mia Thermopolis. A lot of movies cast young adults to play the roles of teens because they are more mature and easier to direct than an actual teen.
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Considered to be the '80s Teen Queen, Molly Ringwald started performing with her father's band at the age of 3. Before becoming Archie's mom in Riverdale, she was a star in the hit films Pretty in Pink, The Breakfast Club, and Sixteen Candles.
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The UN declared Yousafsai of Pakistan as the most famous teenager of this decade for speaking against the Taliban and encouraging young girls to continue their education.
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Better than flat-out rejection, curving is a "nicer way" of turning down unwanted advances such as replying days after a text message. Others, however, find it is not that "nice" as it basically wastes the other person's time.
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In Iowa, teens can already begin learning how to drive at age 14, but with supervision. Other states that have 14 as the minimum starting age include Alaska, Arkansas, Idaho, Kansas, Michigan, Montana, North Dakota, and South Dakota.