Research + News | Topic: Digital Technology
Aug 17, 2021
Physical Activity Protects Children From The Adverse Effects of Digital Media On Their Weight Later In Adolescence
A recently completed study shows that six hours of leisure-time physical activity per week at the age of 11 reduces the risk of being overweight at 14 years of age associated with heavy use of digital media. Read the article here.
May 28, 2021
Balancing Our Uneasy Relationship With Technology After The Pandemic
There will be no return exactly to the pre-pandemic normal, as the use of new technologies in churches will not suddenly vanish. Read the article here.
May 19, 2021
Deadly Scam Aimed At Teens: This Is What One Houston-Area Family Wants You To Know
Remind your kids there’s no problem too big that you can’t work out together. Read the article here.
Mar 31, 2021
One Year Into Pandemic, What Are Kids And Parents Learning About Tech?
Physically being in school with friends and teachers is best, but it seems kids have made big gains in becoming tech savvy. Read the article here.
Mar 26, 2021
Teens Organize Free Virtual Tutoring Programs To Aid Kids With Remote Learning Amid Pandemic
Many children have spent more than a year attending school virtually, raising significant concerns about a growing inequality gap. Watch the video here.
Mar 1, 2021
An AI Is Training Counselors To Deal With LGBT Teens In Crisis
The Trevor Project, America’s hotline for LGBT youth, is turning to a GPT-2-powered chatbot to help troubled teenagers. Read the article here.
Feb 8, 2021
How Smartphones Can Help You Become Trans
Plume is a new medical service that allows people to go online and get whatever they want… including gender reassignment hormones and medical letters of support for reassignment surgery… all without actually seeing a doctor. Read the article here.
Jan 13, 2021
Teens And Screens: Limits Are Even More Critical During Remote School
Experts have long urged limits on screen time for children, but a new study says it is even more critical during pandemic remote learning. Read the article here.
Jan 4, 2021
The Effects Of Technology On Teens
In a world of remote-learning, Zoom calls, and streaming, do the benefits out weigh the risks? Read the article here.
Jan 4, 2021
Experts Say This Is What Children Need To Survive The COVID-19 Pandemic
USA TODAY spoke with experts in child development on how remote school, reduced socialization and increased screen time is affecting kids. Read the article here.