From The Huffington Post:
According to researcher Mimi Ito and her team who write about youth practices in "Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out," for young people the "underlying practices of sociability, learning, play and self-expression" are the same as they've been for hundreds of years, it's just that the playing field has changed. It's time for parents to up their game. [Mimi Ito is a UCI anthropologist.]

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