Leigha Smith Podcast Interview

Interview with an adolescent expert about the struggles children from different cultures face when adapting to a new environment.

Bridging the Generation Gap: Karen Zundel

I interviewed my 82-year-old Grandma, Karen Zundel, who I call Grandma Bear and we talked about the differences between her adolescence and my adolescence.

The Extraordinary Life of Aubrey Elliott as a high school senior, interviewed by her sister, Mya Elliott

In this interview, conducted in November 2021, Mya Elliott (20) interviews her sister, Aubrey Elliott (17) about her life and experiences as an adolescent. Aubrey Elliott grew up in Mason, Michigan, with her biological mother and father, and is the...

On Collectivism, Individualism, and Adolescent Socialization

In this interview, I sat down with Reo, a Japanese foreign-exchange student, to discuss his Japanese adolescence. More specifically, Reo and I cover the topics of adolescent socialization, common sources of socialization, as well as the concepts of individualism and...

Interview with Jua’Chelle Harmon and Janee Faulkner: Into an Adolescent’s Life

Jua’Chelle (19) interviews Janee (19) about her life in terms of her adolescence. Jua’Chelle, who a long time friend of Janee, wanted to know more about Faulkner’s life. Janee has lived in Michigan all of her life and her family...

My Father’s Story

Any important people in my father’s life had a big impact on him which later on shaped him to who he is today.

Stress and Anxiety Related to School and Parental Expectations

I interviewed my siblings Matt and Madison to talk about school related stress/anxiety and the way parental expectations may influence the outcome of their stress or anxiety. Later I compared their answers and stated reasons that may have caused the...

Anxiety in Adolescents

I interviewed my younger brother and we talked about anxiety in adolescents.

Adolescent Archives: The Intersectionality Between Social Media and Covid as Agents of Socialization In High Schools

This interview sheds light on a teacher's perspective (Mrs. Tricia Austin), a student's perspective (Quinn Rudick), and a Superintendent of Schools perspective (Mr. Jay Austin) in discovering the adverse mental health effects that the Covid-19 pandemic brought to high schools...

Socioeconomic Status and Adolescent Academic Performance with Bailey McClellan and Haley Peck

Three concepts I would like to cover today is the concept of parents and their role in an adolescents academic performance, more specifically GPA (which includes SES), how gender may play a role in academics among those in different socioeconomic...

English Interview

The way things have changed for teenagers.

Criminality in Adolescence

Liliana Dietz discusses criminality in adolescence with Mary, who has experience with adolescents in the county probation department and in children's services.

Hank’s Story: Kindertransport and Beyond
November 27, 2022 App Interview

Sara Kandler, age 56, interviews her father, Hank Kandler, age 93, about his early life in Germany and his experiences as a Kindertransport child. They discuss the difficulties and loss faced by Hank, his brother Gerry, and their family in...

Adolescence Interview

Grandparents Evelyn and Fritz Grupe describe their experiences as adolescents. Significant cultural events, parents, social environments, and discovering identities are discussed.

Adolescence Interview

Grandparents describing their experiences as adolescents.

Leigha Smith Podcast Interview

Interview with an adolescent expert about the struggles children from different cultures face when adapting to a new environment.

The Life of a Teen in 2021: an interview between Laney Schrepferman, a professional adolescent, and her older sister, Katie Schrepferman.

In this interview, Katie Schrepferman, an education major working to learn more about adolescent psychology, interviews her younger sister, Laney Schrepferman. Laney is a young woman growing up in the city of Royal Oak, Michigan, and she is 16 years...

Examining how adolescent development concepts correlate with adolescent behavior.

I interview a friend of mine that has experience tutoring adolescents and ask her questions that relate to three adolescent development concepts: Storm &stress, Erikson's theory of psychosocial development, and Piaget's four stages of cognitive development. The questions that I...

development of self in autistic adolescents

This is an interview about self esteem in autistic students.

Bre Bowles and Marilyn Cook
November 10, 2022 App Interview

Bre Bowles (17) talks to her grandmother Marilyn Cook (68) about her adolescence in the 50's and 60's.