Research + News | Topic: Smartphones

The New Milestone Of Adolescence

A driver’s license used to be a milestone of adolescence… has a smartphone replaced it? Read the article here.

Living With Children: The Realities Of Teens And Smartphones

Here is the short list of “realities” concerning smartphones and teenagers. Read the article here.

5 Questions To Ask Before You Get Your Kid A Phone

Make sure they (and you!) are ready for the next step with conversation starters that get everyone on the same page. Read the post from Common Sense Media here.

‘Nomophobia’: 9 In 10 College Students Battle Fear Of Being Without Smartphone

Researchers conclude that “nomophobia,” or the fear of being out of smartphone contact, is “extremely common” among college students. Read the article here.

Smartphones Are Lowering Student’s Grades, Study Finds

Rutgers study found relying on the internet for homework is hurting long-term retention. Read the article here.

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.

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.

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.

Pornography And Our Teens

We need to take a very proactive approach to prevention. Read the article here.

Project Digs Deeper Into Teenage Smartphone Use

Researchers want to examine how adolescents and others use their phones to nearly the second; ‘The phone really is this mirror.’ Read the article here.