Research + News | Topic: Relationships
Mar 10, 2021
Many Teens Live Online, Alone. Here’s How To Stay Connected In The Pandemic
For many teens, the pandemic has created an environment in which most of their lives take place in the shadows. Read the article here.
Mar 5, 2021
Lonely Adolescents Are Susceptible To Internet Addiction
Loneliness is a risk factor associated with adolescents being drawn into compulsive internet use. Read the article here.
Jan 11, 2021
Parents Doing Whatever It Takes To Bond With Their Kids During COVID, Even Dancing On TikTok
A new survey finds many are working up a sweat just to bond with their kids more during the coronavirus pandemic. 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.
Dec 29, 2020
Tech Choices Dictate Teen Friendships During Pandemic
The use of Snapchat, Instagram or TikTok can fray or strengthen ties, depending on whether pals communicate the same way. Read the article here.
Jul 22, 2020
Kids These Days: Let’s Talk About Teens And Phones
Teens use their phones all the time, but may never talk about how they use them. The unspoken rules, expectations of social media; how phones impact relationships. Read the article or listen to the podcast here
Jun 8, 2020
Dating And Relationships In The Digital Age
From distractions to jealousy, how Americans navigate cellphones and social media in their romantic relationships. Read the article and research here.
Apr 15, 2020
Teens Are Addicted To Socializing, Not Screens
Screenagers in the time of coronavirus. Read the article here.
Mar 26, 2020
Teens Help Seniors Stay Engaged By Offering Tech Tutoring
Teens teach seniors how to best use technology to reach out to loved ones, which has become increasingly important while they are forced to keep distance because of national COVID-19 concerns. Read the article here.
Mar 17, 2020
How Social Media Affects The Mental Health Of Teenagers
Research has found that social media use can affect self-esteem, and make typical teenage pressure and bullying worse, but it can also connect isolated teens and help them find supportive networks. Read the article here.