Research + News | Topic: Digital Screen
Mar 6, 2019
‘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.
Mar 1, 2019
Stop Blaming Teens’ Mental Health Issues On “Screen Time”
How much screen time teens are getting is the wrong question. Read the article here.
Feb 12, 2019
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.
Feb 8, 2019
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.
Jan 15, 2019
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.
Jan 4, 2019
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.
Jan 2, 2019
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.
Dec 18, 2018
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.
Dec 17, 2018
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.
Dec 17, 2018
US Kids and Digital 2018
What Matters and What Doesn’t for These Digital Natives. Read the report from eMarketer here.