Research + News | Topic: Digital Screen

Parenting Children In The Age Of Screens

Two-thirds of parents in the U.S. say parenting is harder today than it was 20 years ago, with many citing technologies – like social media or smartphones – as a reason. Read the article here.

The Downside To Screen Time This Fall

The proposed solutions for school in the fall, while completely understandable and entirely rational, are going to need to be carefully watched and managed. Read the article here.

Excessive Screen Time For Toddlers Linked To Less Physical Activity, Stunted Development

A recent study says excessive screen time may stunt a child’s growth, especially if they start using devices around age two or three. Read the article here.

How TikTok Turned My Five-Year-Olds Into Proto-Teens

I hoped the app would buy me some much-needed peace in lockdown, instead it was a huge mistake. Read the account here.

Teenagers And Technology: Answers To Your Top Pandemic Questions

A blog post from the Fuller Youth Institute discusses the issue of family screen time during the pandemic. Read the post here.

Parents Struggle To Find Work/Life Balance, Turning To Digital To Keep Kids Busy

Roughly a third of US parents said working from home while taking care of kids has been one of the biggest challenges they’ve had to face during the pandemic, according to May 2020 data from LendingTree. Read the data here.

Binge Nation: Average American Streams 8 Hours Of Content Per Day During Coronavirus Outbreak

A new survey of 2,000 U.S. residents finds the average American is currently streaming eight hours of content per day and finishing three TV series per week. Read the article here.

Teens Are Addicted To Socializing, Not Screens

Screenagers in the time of coronavirus. Read the article here.

New Research Suggests Parents Should Limit Screen Media For Preschoolers

New research from University of California, Davis, suggests that parents should delay introducing their children to any screen media, as well as limit preschool-age children’s use of mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets. Read the article here.

Opinion: ‘The Children I Meet Are Often Shattered By Their Social Media Use’

“On the one hand, [our devices] are great fun and often fascinating, but on the other hand, they can be a continuous distraction from our real lives and can often make us feel tense, nervy and disconnected.” Read the article here.