Research + News | Topic: Addiction
Oct 17, 2022
I Make Video Games. I Won’t Let My Daughters Play Them
For video game creators, game addiction is by design: It means success for their business. Read the article here.
Sep 19, 2022
Is Your Son Addicted To Video Games?
Scholars disagree about whether video game addiction qualifies as its own psychiatric diagnosis. But as a family doctor, Leonard Sax has seen firsthand that some kids—mostly boys—are truly addicted. Read the article here.
Mar 2, 2022
6 In 10 ‘Couldn’t Cope’ Without Smartphone For A Day
1 in 8 suffer anxiety from low battery. Read the article here.
Feb 15, 2022
Viral Image Of Family Meal At Restaurant Is Mix Of Creativity And Tragedy
An Australian restaurant came up with a solution for keeping kids off their phones, but it unveils a bigger problem. Read the article here.
Jan 25, 2022
Teens Who Are “Addicted” To TikTok Experience Worse Depression And Anxiety, And In Turn, Reduced Working Memory Capacity
A study among teenage TikTok users found that those who showed addictive tendencies toward the platform performed worse when recalling number sequences. Read the article here.
Jan 21, 2022
Porn Addiction And Kids – Neuropsychologist Reveals Who Is Most Vulnerable
Kristen Jenson of Defend Young Minds interviews Dr. Mateusz Gola about problematic pornography use and the latest neuroscience of addiction. Access the interview here.
Dec 9, 2021
What’s One Of The Most Dangerous Toys For Kids? The Internet
Ff we adults are seemingly powerless in the face of such digital temptation, where does that leave our kids? Read the article here.
Dec 2, 2021
For Teens Who Are Glued To Social Media, This 4-Step Plan Can Help
Nov 11, 2021
The Question We’ve Stopped Asking About Teenagers And Social Media
Should they be using these services at all? Read the article here.
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.