Research + News | Topic: Digital Screen

Study Shows Screen Time Has Little Impact On Mental Health?

Using phones, tablets and laptops is no worse for teenagers’ mental health than eating more potatoes, a new scientific study has claimed. Read the article here.

Worry Less About Children’s Screen Use, Parents Told

Most of the evidence in the review was based on television screen time, but also included other screen use, such as phones and computers. Read the article here.

How Much Screen Time Is Too Much? New Research Shows Just How Bad Screens Can Be For Kids’ Brains

The physical formation of kids’ brains is being altered by smartphone, tablet and video game use, according to a new study from the National Institutes of Health. Read the article here.

Groundbreaking Study Examines Effects Of Screen Time On Kids

60 Minutes goes inside a landmark government study of young minds to see if phones, tablets and other screens are impacting adolescent brain development. Read the article and view the video here.

The NIH Is MRI-ing Kid’s Brains While They Instagram To Study The Effects Of Screen Time

The $300 million study follows 11,000 children at 21 testing sites across the country to assess how screen time, which includes mobile phone apps and video games, impacts their brain development and mental health. Read the article here.

US Kids and Digital 2018

What Matters and What Doesn’t for These Digital Natives. Read the report from eMarketer here.

Digital Media Is ‘Like Cocaine’ For Babies’ Developing Brains

Some doctors refer to behaviors resulting from overexposure to digital devices as “virtual autism.” Read the article here.

Too Much Screen Time Is Affecting The Well-Being Of Children And Teens, Says Study

A new study advises limits on screen time for children and teenagers to help boost their well-being. Read the article here.

Millennial Parents: TV Becomes The ‘Good Screen’

As millennials become parents, the family dynamic is completely shifting again. Read the article here.

Can Too Much Screen Time Dumb Down Your Kid?

If you’re worried that too much “screen time” could be sapping your child’s intelligence, new research suggests you might be right. Read the article here.