Research + News | Topic: Addiction

6 In 10 ‘Couldn’t Cope’ Without Smartphone For A Day

1 in 8 suffer anxiety from low battery. Read the article here.

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.

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.

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.

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.

For Teens Who Are Glued To Social Media, This 4-Step Plan Can Help

The Question We’ve Stopped Asking About Teenagers And Social Media

Should they be using these services at all? Read the article here.

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.

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.

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.