Research + News | Topic: Addiction
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.
Jun 8, 2020
A New TikTok Clone Hit The Top Of The App Store By Paying Users To Watch Videos
TikTok has a new competitor: Zynn, a nearly button-for-button clone of TikTok that differentiates itself with one key twist — it pays users to sign up, watch videos, and convince others to follow suit. Read the article here.
May 15, 2020
How Social Media Harms Boys And Girls Differently
For girls, social media may be more harmful than heroin. Read the article here.
Apr 29, 2020
Screen Time And The Brain: Expert Advice On Electronic Addiction And Teaching Kids Healthy Tech Habits
Protect Young Minds interviews Dr. Christy Kane to talk about how electronic impact the neurotransmitters in the brain and how to mitigate developing an addiction to electronics. Watch or read the interview here.
Apr 15, 2020
Teens Are Addicted To Socializing, Not Screens
Screenagers in the time of coronavirus. Read the article here.
Mar 9, 2020
Is Your Teen Addicted To Gaming?
How do you know when all that gaming becomes too much gaming? Read the article here.
Jan 3, 2020
What Experts Say May Drive Video Game Addiction In Teens
Are teens decompressing through video games? Read the article here.
Jan 2, 2020
Loot Box Purchases And Skin Betting Viewed As ‘Highly Addictive’ By Young Gamers
Loot boxes are mystery items embedded within games that can be purchased for randomised rewards, including “skins” which change the appearance of a character. The skins can then be used to trade on third-party websites for real money. Read the article here.
Oct 28, 2019
Role Reversal: Children Often Begging Parents To Put Phones Away
Alarming new research reveals that the average parent spends just 24 minutes more per day with their children than they do with their smartphone. Read the article here.
Oct 25, 2019
Phone Detox Camps Are Real And Filled With Teenagers
Smartphones are many people’s gateway to entertainment, knowledge and other people strewn across the globe, a means to an end – be it education, connection, self-development. In one part of the world, though, it has become an addiction. Read the article here.