Research + News | Topic: Adolescent Development
Early Puberty In Girls Surged In The Pandemic, And We May Finally Know Why
The time spent during lockdowns scrolling through smart devices for hours on end could be to blame. Read the article here.
What We Get Wrong About Teens And Screens
Teens’ digital struggles are part of a larger issue they’re facing. Read the article here.
Should Kids Have Smartphones? Debate Grows On Mental Health Impact
Many kids have a smartphone by age 12, and some even younger. Read the article here.
Social Media Might Be Bad For Teens’ Mental Health At Certain Age Windows
Researchers are trying to figure out who’s at risk. Read the article here.
Screen Time Terrors: 7 In 10 Parents Fear Their Kids Are Becoming ‘Internet Zombies’
Is all that time spent on social media, gaming apps, and streaming services turning kids’ brains into mush? Read the article here.
How Digital Youth Became Unhappy – And Dangerous – Adults
How could the older and wiser ignore the dangers of adolescents’ reading fewer books and logging more screen hours? Read the article here.
Mom Pays Teen Son $1800 To Stay Off Social Media Until His 18th Birtday
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.