Research + News | Topic: Cell Phones
May 24, 2018
I Wish My Mom’s Phone Wasn’t Invented, 2nd Grader Writes In School Project
Elementary school teacher Jen Beason said four of her students told her they wished phones were never invented after giving the class a writing prompt. Read the article here.
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 13, 2018
Control Your Phone, Don’t Let It Control You
Common Sense Media provides tips for using your device intentionally and being a great digital role model. 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 10, 2018
A&E ‘Undercover High’ Reveals How Cell Phones Destroy Education
What is it about the cell phone addiction that makes kids push back so ferociously at the suggestion that they put down their phones in order to pay attention in class (or interact with family members at dinner)? Read the article here.
Dec 5, 2017
Cellphones, Video Games Eyed In Teen Suicide Study
Researchers studying a spike in teen suicides in Utah found that 18 of the 150 youngsters who took their own lives in a five-year period had recently lost privileges to use their electronic devices such as phones, tablets and gaming systems, according to a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report. Read the article here.
Nov 8, 2017
The Worrisome Effects Of Teenage Smartphone Addiction
Psychologists are worried about the effects of the smartphone on our kids. Read the article here.
Nov 2, 2017
Removing Digital Devices From The Bedroom Can Improve Sleep For Children, Teens
Removing electronic media from the bedroom and encouraging a calming bedtime routine are among recommendations Penn State researchers outline in a recent manuscript on digital media and sleep in childhood and adolescence. Read the article here.
Aug 22, 2017
3 Ways Mobile Phones Can Help Teens Explore Their Independence
Parents don’t always know the best way to talk to their kids about mobile phones and all of the possibilities they represent. Read the article here.
Aug 1, 2017
Experts Warn Parents How Snapchat Can Hook In Teens With Streaks
Many games and social media apps are designed to get people “hooked” and keep coming back, Dr. Jodi Gold, the author of “Screen Smart Parenting,” explained to ABC News.
Read the article here.