Research + News | Topic: Digital Technology
May 10, 2018
Kids Not Immune To Lure Of ‘Smart’ Toys
While child privacy issues remain a major obstacle — and rightly so — “smart” toys are poised for serious growth over the next several years. Read the article here.
Apr 6, 2018
Amazon Extends Its Lead In Parental Controls
Amazon, which already has some of the most parent-friendly options for its Fire tablets, added some more improvements. Read the article here.
Apr 3, 2018
Google Is Equipping More Rural School Buses With Wi-Fi And Chromebooks
Providing students with dependable Wi-Fi before and after school is a boon for those who might lack broadband internet at home, giving them two opportunities daily to complete assignments or study for exams while on the bus. Read the article here.
Mar 2, 2018
The Purge: New Apps Help The Tech Addicted With Digital Detox
With Millennials checking their phones an estimated 150 times a day—at least six times an hour discounting sleep—it isn’t surprising that they sometimes feel the need to detox from all of this connection. Read the article here.
Feb 23, 2018
Gen Z Engaging With 10 Hours Of Online Content A Day
According to research by Adobe into the UK’s content consumption habits, Generation Z spend a whopping 10.6 hours engaging with online content every single day. Read the article here.
Jan 16, 2018
The Sneaky Science Behind Your Kid’s Tech Obsession
The first step toward resisting the pull of digital products like Snapchat, Instagram, and Netflix is recognizing the tricks they use to keep you hooked. Read the article here.
Dec 21, 2017
Tips For A Tech-Wise Christmas
Here are some key statistics and helpful tips to make yours a tech-wise home for the holidays. Read the article from Barna here.
Dec 18, 2017
Tech At Bedtime May Mean Heavier Kids
Kids and their smartphones aren’t easily parted, but if you want your children to get a good night’s sleep and to stay at a healthy weight, limiting bedtime screen time appears key, new research suggests. Read the article here.
Dec 5, 2017
Does ‘Smartphone Addiction’ Show Up In Teens’ Brains?
Teens fixated on their smartphones experience changes to their brain chemistry that mirror those prompted by addiction, a new study suggests. Read the article here.
Nov 27, 2017
Laptops Are Great. But Not During A Lecture Or A Meeting.
Step into any college lecture hall and you are likely to find a sea of students typing away at open, glowing laptops as the professor speaks. Read the article here.