Research + News | Topic: Digital Screen
Aug 14, 2020
Parenting Children In The Age Of Screens
Two-thirds of parents in the U.S. say parenting is harder today than it was 20 years ago, with many citing technologies – like social media or smartphones – as a reason. Read the article here.
Aug 6, 2020
The Downside To Screen Time This Fall
The proposed solutions for school in the fall, while completely understandable and entirely rational, are going to need to be carefully watched and managed. Read the article here.
Jul 24, 2020
Excessive Screen Time For Toddlers Linked To Less Physical Activity, Stunted Development
A recent study says excessive screen time may stunt a child’s growth, especially if they start using devices around age two or three. Read the article here.
Jul 16, 2020
How TikTok Turned My Five-Year-Olds Into Proto-Teens
I hoped the app would buy me some much-needed peace in lockdown, instead it was a huge mistake. Read the account here.
Jun 30, 2020
Teenagers And Technology: Answers To Your Top Pandemic Questions
A blog post from the Fuller Youth Institute discusses the issue of family screen time during the pandemic. Read the post here.
Jun 8, 2020
Parents Struggle To Find Work/Life Balance, Turning To Digital To Keep Kids Busy
Roughly a third of US parents said working from home while taking care of kids has been one of the biggest challenges they’ve had to face during the pandemic, according to May 2020 data from LendingTree. Read the data here.
Apr 17, 2020
Binge Nation: Average American Streams 8 Hours Of Content Per Day During Coronavirus Outbreak
A new survey of 2,000 U.S. residents finds the average American is currently streaming eight hours of content per day and finishing three TV series per week. Read the article here.
Apr 15, 2020
Teens Are Addicted To Socializing, Not Screens
Screenagers in the time of coronavirus. Read the article here.
Apr 10, 2020
New Research Suggests Parents Should Limit Screen Media For Preschoolers
New research from University of California, Davis, suggests that parents should delay introducing their children to any screen media, as well as limit preschool-age children’s use of mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets. Read the article here.
Feb 26, 2020
Opinion: ‘The Children I Meet Are Often Shattered By Their Social Media Use’
“On the one hand, [our devices] are great fun and often fascinating, but on the other hand, they can be a continuous distraction from our real lives and can often make us feel tense, nervy and disconnected.” Read the article here.