Boys Now Entering Puberty Younger

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•43 Oct 23, 2012

On the heels of research showing that some American girls are beginning puberty as young as 7 or 8 years of age, a new study suggests that boys are maturing 6 to 24 months earlier than they were four decades ago, though the cause remains unknown. What do you think?

  • “Are we sure kids today aren’t just getting uglier and smellier?”

    Liev Alexanian –
    Educational Specialist

  • “Now that you mention it, 11-year-old boys have been looking a lot hotter over the past couple years.”

    Rita Hogan –
    Gift Wrapper

  • “Ha, what a bunch of freaks!”

    Joel Chin –
    Aligning Inspector