Research + News | Topic: Addiction
Sep 27, 2021
China Moves To Limit Social Media, Gaming As Teens Get More Addicted And Mental Health Is Impacted
Teens spent significantly more time on their phones and online gaming due to the pandemic. Read the article here.
Aug 5, 2021
This Is Our Chance To Pull Teenagers Out Of The Smartphone Trap
For many years now, some experts have been saying that smartphones and social media harm teens while others have dismissed those concerns as just another moral panic, no different from those that accompanied the arrival of video games, television and even comic books. Read the article here.
May 20, 2021
How Did We Get So Stuck On Social Media?
Our complicated relationship with social media might be simpler than it feels. Just remember how it started. Read the article here.
Mar 12, 2021
Almost 40% Of University Students Surveyed Are Addicted To Their Phones
A team of researchers at King’s College London has found that nearly 40% of students surveyed exhibited symptoms of addiction to their smartphone. Read the article here.
Mar 10, 2021
Teens And Their Smartphone Addictions
Addictions can develop in response to things other than chemical substances — smartphones, video gaming, certain forms of enabling and so on. Read the article here.
Mar 5, 2021
Lonely Adolescents Are Susceptible To Internet Addiction
Loneliness is a risk factor associated with adolescents being drawn into compulsive internet use. Read the article here.
Sep 28, 2020
‘The Social Dilemma’ And The Big Dilemma
The film examines how tech giants like Google, Facebook, Twitter, and others are able to bend our will toward company profit by perfectly curating our online experience. Read the article here.
Sep 22, 2020
Living With Children: The Realities Of Teens And Smartphones
Here is the short list of “realities” concerning smartphones and teenagers. Read the article here.
Sep 11, 2020
‘Nomophobia’: 9 In 10 College Students Battle Fear Of Being Without Smartphone
Researchers conclude that “nomophobia,” or the fear of being out of smartphone contact, is “extremely common” among college students. Read the article here.
Jul 3, 2020
Compulsive Internet Use By Teens Linked To Emotional Issues
A new study has found internet addiction in teenagers leads to difficulty regulating emotions. Read the article here.