Research + News | Topic: Digital Technology

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.

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.

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.

Online 24/7, But Totally Disconnected – New Findings On Teen Isolation During COVID-19

Interviews and diary entries from nearly 50 California teenagers reveal that they’re sleeping and exercising less and spending more time on social media and gaming. Read the article here.

Technology Promises Connection, But Gen Z Sees A Paradox

The U.S. childhood and adolescent experience is mediated by screens, both in and outside the home. In light of this, how should teens and their families respond to the new force shaping their lives? Read the article from Barna here.

Electronic Device Usage Nearly Doubled Among US Kids During The Pandemic

The pandemic has been able to make common what would previously have stood out as extreme amounts of screen time. Read the report here.

Why Writing By Hand Makes Kids Smarter

New brain research shows that writing by hand helps children learn more and remember better. Read the article here.

‘The Social Dilemma’ And The Big Dilemma

The film examines how tech giants like Google, Facebook, Twitter, and others are able to bend our will toward company profit by perfectly curating our online experience. Read the article here.

What We Overlooked In The Switch To Remote Learning

America’s rapid and urgent transition to online school has come with a host of unforeseen consequences that are only getting worse as it continues into the fall. Read the article here.

How Remote Learning Has Changed The Nature Of School Bullying

Virtual classrooms have made life easier for many kids who dealt with bullies, but new forms of cyberbullying exist. Read the article here.