Research + News | Topic: Smartphones
Mar 15, 2021
Young Drivers Talking On Smartphones More Likely To Run Red Lights, Drive Intoxicated
Using a hand-held phone while driving is a major safety hazard at any age. Read the article here.
Mar 12, 2021
Almost 40% Of University Students Surveyed Are Addicted To Their Phones
A team of researchers at King’s College London has found that nearly 40% of students surveyed exhibited symptoms of addiction to their smartphone. Read the article here.
Mar 10, 2021
Teens And Their Smartphone Addictions
Addictions can develop in response to things other than chemical substances — smartphones, video gaming, certain forms of enabling and so on. Read the article here.
Jan 20, 2021
When Cell Phones Come Between Teens And Studying
Where are kids keeping their phones while in the classroom or studying? Read the article here.
Nov 2, 2020
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.
Sep 22, 2020
Living With Children: The Realities Of Teens And Smartphones
Here is the short list of “realities” concerning smartphones and teenagers. Read the article here.
Sep 16, 2020
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.
Sep 11, 2020
‘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.
Sep 10, 2020
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.
Aug 14, 2020
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.