Research + News | Topic: Digital Screen

Limiting Screen Use For One Week May Improve Teenagers’ Sleep

Reducing blue light exposure at night may decrease fatigue and mood swings, researchers find. Read the article here.

Screen Time Linked To Behavioral Problems In Preschoolers

There has been a recent surge in research examining the impacts of screen time on children and adolescents amid rising concerns that too much time in front of smartphones and constant access to social media is disrupting development and increases the risk of behavior, mental, and mood disorders. Read the article here.

How Parents Feel About – And Manage – Their Teens’ Online Behavior And Screen Time

Smartphones and social media are now an almost universal feature of teenage life in the United States. More than nine-in-ten U.S. teens ages 13 to 17 say they have access to a smartphone or use social media, according to a 2018 Pew Research Center survey. Read the research here.

‘Pocket’ Offers A Glimpse Into A 15-Year-Old’s iPhone

Imagine you’ve hacked into someone else’s phone and are consuming all his texts, videos, Snapchats, and Instagrams in real time. Now imagine that someone is a 15-year-old boy, and you’re watching his life unfold entirely through the lens of an iPhone. That’s the premise behind Pocket, a captivating new short film starring the former Nickelodeon actor Mace Coronel. Read the article here.

Stop Blaming Teens’ Mental Health Issues On “Screen Time”

How much screen time teens are getting is the wrong question. Read the article here.

Using Screens In The Dark Can Hinder Preteens’ Sleep

Preteens who look at a phone or television screen in the dark an hour before bed are at risk of not getting enough sleep compared to those who use these devices in a lighted room or do not use them at all before bedtime, according to a new study by U.K. and Swiss researchers. Read the article here.

Screen Time Inhibits Toddler Development, Study Finds

A study has found that kids 2-5 years old who engage in more screen time received worse scores in developmental screening tests. Read the article here.

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.