Research + News | Topic: Digital Screen
Nov 22, 2017
Screen Time Increases Teen Depression, Thoughts Of Suicide, Research Suggests
An increase in suicide rates among U.S. teens occurred at the same time social media use surged and a new analysis suggests there may be a link. Read the article here.
Nov 6, 2017
5 Screen-Time Tips For Children’s Sleep
In a new manuscript on digital media and sleep, researchers recommend removing electronic media from children’s bedrooms and encouraging calming bedtime routines to help kids sleep better. Read the article here.
Nov 3, 2017
Screen Time Is Changing The Way We Think, Focus, And Memorize
Electronic devices (especially smartphones) are addictive and can easily distract us from the very “tasks” our phones purport to simplify. Read the article here.
Nov 2, 2017
Removing Digital Devices From The Bedroom Can Improve Sleep For Children, Teens
Removing electronic media from the bedroom and encouraging a calming bedtime routine are among recommendations Penn State researchers outline in a recent manuscript on digital media and sleep in childhood and adolescence. Read the article here.
Oct 24, 2017
The Common Sense Census: Media Use By Kids Age Zero To Eight 2017
Combined with the data from the 2011 and 2013 reports, the 2017 Zero to Eight study gives us a clearer view of how young children’s media use has evolved over time and provides a foundation for how we can use technology to support children’s learning, play, and growth. Read the highlights and access the full report from Common Sense Media by clicking here.
Oct 24, 2017
Cause For Concern: Dramatic Spike In Kids’ Mobile Use
What is our current obsession with mobile gadgets doing to young children? Read the article here.
Oct 13, 2017
The Harmful Prison Your Kids Experience Every Day
Tim Elmore blogs about the benefits of putting technology aside and going outside instead. Read his blog here.
Aug 23, 2017
How Our Screens Diminish Our Empathy
Tim Elmore asks the question “What ever happened to empathy?” on his Growing Leaders blog. Read his post here.
Aug 14, 2017
In Germany, Amazon Makes A Play For Kids’ Digital Time
FreeTime’s launch on Android could reinforce its digital content dominance. Read the report here.
Aug 11, 2017
5 Skills – From Empathy To Manners – That Tech Might Be Eroding (And What To Do About It)
If you’re drowning in devices, but politeness is in short supply, it’s time to get back to basics. Read the blog post from Common Sense Media here.