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高三阅读理解A New study by the British government has

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A New study by the British government has discovered the mental well-being of the country’s teenage girls has worsened.

The survey, which included 30,000 14-year-old students in 2005 and 2014, showed 37 percent of girls with psychological stress, up from 34 percent in 2005. British boys’ stress level was actually seen to fall over the same time period, from 17 percent to 15 percent. The report’s authors pointed out the “advent of the social media age” could be a major contributing factor for increasing stress among teenage British girls.

“The adolescent years are a time of rapid physical, cognitive and emotional development,” Pam Ramsden, a lecturer in psychology at the University of Bradford in the United Kingdom, wrote in a recent blog post. “Teenagers interact with people in order to learn how to become competent adults. In the past, they would engage with parents, teachers and other adults in their community as well as extended family members and friends. Now we can also add social media to that list of social and emotional development.”

Throughout adolescence, girls and boys develop characteristics like confidence and self-control. Since teenage brains have not completely developed, teens don’t have the cognitive awareness and impulse control to keep from posting inappropriate content. Furthermore, this content can easily be circulated far and wide with disastrous implications.

Social media can also feed into girls’ insecurities about their appearance, Ramsden said. These sites are often filled with images of people with body type unattainable to the normal person. However, these images and the messages tied to them creep into social standards.

“Social media allows girls to make comparisons among friends as well as celebrities and then provides them with ‘solutions’ such as extreme dieting tips and workouts to reach their goals,” Ramsden said. “Concerns about body image can negatively impact their quality of life preventing them from having healthy relationships and taking up time that could be better spent developing other aspects of their personalities.”

66. How does the survey tell us the negative impact of social media?

A. By making experiments.                B. By raising a question.

C. By making comparisons               D. By analyzing causes and effects.

67. According to Pam Ramsden, we can know_______.

A. teenagers hate sharing their thoughts with people around

B. teenagers’ mental health has nothing with social media

C. teenagers will not post improper content on the Internet

D. the ways of teenagers’ interaction with people have changed

68. What is Ramsden’s attitude toward the images with fine body shape?

A. Supportive.B. Indifferent.C. Critical.D. Concerned.

69. According to the last paragraph, it is necessary for teenagers___________.

A. to get rid of the bad effects of social media.   

B. to follow the celebrities’ example

C. to be concerned about their body image      

D. to make comparisons among friends

70. What does this text mainly tell us?

A. The well-being of teenagers in Britain.   

B. The social media’s negative effect on teenagers.

C. The development of teenagers in Britain.

D. How to interact with teenagers in Britain.

答案 66-70 DDCAB

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