Research + News | Topic: Addiction
Feb 13, 2018
This Simple Solution To Smartphone Addiction Is Now Used In Over 600 U.S. Schools
Graham Dugoni, 31, started Yondr to remind people what it’s like to live phone-free. Read the article here.
Feb 12, 2018
How Brands Can Combat Teen Smartphone Addiction
Youth-oriented brands have led the way in developing innovative mobile campaigns targeting teens, and utilizing social media to keep them continually engaged. And now these same brands need to lead in addressing the negative effects among teens, including disconnecting from family, friends and the “real world” around them. Read the full article here.
Jan 16, 2018
The Sneaky Science Behind Your Kid’s Tech Obsession
The first step toward resisting the pull of digital products like Snapchat, Instagram, and Netflix is recognizing the tricks they use to keep you hooked. Read the article here.
Jan 11, 2018
Most Millennials, GenZers Spend At Least Six Hours A Day On Their Cell Phones
It’s no secret that younger people are glued to their screens for much of the day. Read the article here.
Jan 8, 2018
2 Apple Investors Call On It To Counter Teens’ iPhone Addiction
The Apple iPhone is far and away the most popular mobile device among teens — too popular, in fact, according to two of the company’s investors who are calling on the company to study its “unintentional negative consequences.” Read the article here.
Dec 14, 2017
Smartphone Addiction Causes Changes In The Teen Brain
Teens may be the most susceptible to smartphone addiction. 73% of US adolescents have a smartphone or can gain access to one. Of them, 96% go on the internet daily, a Pew Research Center poll found. Should parents limit exposure? Read the rest of the article here.
Dec 5, 2017
Does ‘Smartphone Addiction’ Show Up In Teens’ Brains?
Teens fixated on their smartphones experience changes to their brain chemistry that mirror those prompted by addiction, a new study suggests. Read the article here.
Dec 4, 2017
Smartphone Addiction = Brain Chemistry Imbalance
Researchers have found young people addicted to smartphones and the internet display an imbalance in their brain chemistry. Read the article here.
Nov 17, 2017
Obsessed Much? Mobile Addiction Is Real
But people are making efforts to limit their smartphone usage. Read the article here.
Nov 13, 2017
I Put My Teens On A Digital Detox – The Results Shocked Me
I never realized just how damaging our obsession with smartphones and our switched-on lifestyle was, nor how addictive screen time was, until I put my teenagers on an extended digital detox. Read the rest of the article here.