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Date:5/21/2012

f hurtful online behaviors after being the target of cyber-bullying in middle school. For his project, he conducted a 74-item survey of more than 130 teens about their relationship with their parents as well as their risky behaviors online and offline. His detailed statistical analysis allowed him to construct a novel model of the complex relationships between parental knowledge and their children's undesirable or risky behaviors. The high school senior will attend Columbia University next year.

"In this new world of cyberspace and social networking, Mr. Kornick delved into highly nuanced and often overlooked aspects of the relationship between parents and their children," said Dr. Susan Weiss, NIDA's head judge and acting director of the Office of Science Policy and Communications. "He determined that stricter control of teen activities online and parent-child closeness are the best predictors of their knowledge about what their child does while unsupervised. And yes, he recommends that parents 'friend' their teens' Facebook pages."

Winning third place distinction was L. Elisabeth Burton from Rio Rancho High School in Rio Rancho, N.M., for her study of body image in both boys and girls, and how it affects their perceptions and health behaviors, which she titled A Big Fat Deal, Phase III: Attributions of Body Talk, Risk Assessments of Steroid/Dietary Supplement Use, Perceptions of Media Images, and Self-Esteem. The 16-year-old sophomore became interested in body image when a friend committed suicide after a long battle with an eating disorder. Burton developed and conducted a survey of nearly 200 teenage boys and girls to determine how their internal self image and self esteem affected eating disorders, steroid use and potentially dangerous use of dietary supplements. While girls aspire to look "skinny" like fashion models and boys want to look "buff" like the athletes they see in magazines, few teens realized that many of the highly stylized body
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