Research + News | Topic: Cell Phones

Young Drivers Talking On Smartphones More Likely To Run Red Lights, Drive Intoxicated

Using a hand-held phone while driving is a major safety hazard at any age. Read the article here.

Teens And Their Smartphone Addictions

Addictions can develop in response to things other than chemical substances — smartphones, video gaming, certain forms of enabling and so on. Read the article here.

U.S. Adults Will Spend Over 3.5 Hours Per Day On Mobile Apps In 2020

US adults will spend an average of 4 hours, 1 minute (4:01) on mobile internet per day in 2020, with 3:35 of that time spent on mobile apps. Read the article here.

Dating And Relationships In The Digital Age

From distractions to jealousy, how Americans navigate cellphones and social media in their romantic relationships. Read the article and research here.

Enforcing Cellphone Rules For Teenagers

Many families draft a personal contract that lays out the rules of cellphone usage for their children. Read the article here.

Cellphone-Related Head And Neck Injuries On The Rise

Those aged 13 to 29 make up almost 40 percent of such patients. Distraction was a major culprit. Read the article here.

What Is Cyber Flashing?

Cyber Flashing is a different way for sexual predators to invade your privacy or that of your children or to transfer other unwanted material using a specific program that is featured on all Apple devices: AirDrop. Read the article here.

5 Sources Of Stress In Teens

Tim Elmore blogs about 5 common sources of stress in teens that often lead to anxiety and depression. Read the blog post here.

Young People Struggle To Relax Because Of Smartphone Attachment, Survey Claims

Six in 10 say they never switch off because they are constantly checking their mobile. Read the article here.

Italy Is Sending Phone-Addicted Teens To Rehab

New legislation is set to crackdown on a phenomenon called “nomophobia,” which means living in fear of losing your mobile and having no internet connection. Read the article here.