Research + News | Topic: Digital Screen
Sep 18, 2018
More Than Half Of Parents Of Sleep-Deprived Teens Blame Electronics
Fifty-six percent of parents of teens who have sleep troubles believe the use of electronics is hurting their child’s shut-eye. Read the article here.
Aug 29, 2018
How Big A Problem Is Teens’ Screen Usage?
In the latest episode of “Behind the Numbers,” eMarketer’s Mark Dolliver discusses how teens indulge in too much screen time, and the extent to which they and their parents see this excessive usage as a problem. Listen to the podcast here.
Aug 27, 2018
Teens’ Screen Addiction Might Be Contagious, And Parents Are Patient Zero
Kids aren’t the only ones struggling to self-regulate their screen time. Read the article here.
Aug 24, 2018
How Teens And Parents Navigate Screen Time And Device Distractions
54% of U.S. teens say they spend too much time on their cellphones, and two-thirds of parents express concern over their teen’s screen time. But parents face their own challenges of device-related distraction. Read the research from the Pew Research Center here.
Aug 14, 2018
The TV Set Reigns Supreme At The Top Of The ‘Hierarchy Of Screens’
When asked which screen was their favorite, 70% of 6- to 44-year-olds across 14 countries chose the TV set – followed by laptop/desktop computers (22%), tablets (4%) and smartphones (4%). Read the article here.
Jul 18, 2018
More Screen Time For Teens Linked To ADHD Symptoms
A study published Tuesday in JAMA suggests that such frequent use of digital media by adolescents might increase their odds of developing symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Read the article here.
Jun 20, 2018
The Dangers Of Distracted Parenting
When it comes to children’s development, parents should worry less about kids’ screen time—and more about their own. Read the article here.
May 15, 2018
Hunched-Over Teens With Text Next Can’t See The Damage They Are Doing To Themselves
Teenagers bent over cell phones, laptops and tablets are setting themselves up for years of pain. Read the article here.
Apr 25, 2018
A New Study Shows That Students Learn Way More Effectively From Print Textbooks Than Screens
While new forms of classroom technology like digital textbooks are more accessible and portable, it would be wrong to assume that students will automatically be better served by digital reading simply because they prefer it. Read the article here.
Feb 16, 2018
How Is Digital Text Affecting Student Comprehension?
Researchers found that digital reading was faster but less effective as a tool for helping students process and learn information. Read more from the Growing Leaders’ blog post here.