Research + News | Topic: Smartphones
Nov 13, 2017
Adults Want The Galaxy S8, Teens Want The iPhone X
Piper Jaffray’s latest teen survey found that 82% of teens expect their next phone to be an iPhone. Read the article here.
Nov 8, 2017
The Worrisome Effects Of Teenage Smartphone Addiction
Psychologists are worried about the effects of the smartphone on our kids. Read the article here.
Nov 6, 2017
Digital Dopamine: When ‘Delightful’ Becomes A Drug
Developers want their software to be addictive, a habit that users can’t break, that connects at a level that transcends thought. Read the article here.
Nov 3, 2017
Screen Time Is Changing The Way We Think, Focus, And Memorize
Electronic devices (especially smartphones) are addictive and can easily distract us from the very “tasks” our phones purport to simplify. Read the article here.
Nov 2, 2017
Removing Digital Devices From The Bedroom Can Improve Sleep For Children, Teens
Removing electronic media from the bedroom and encouraging a calming bedtime routine are among recommendations Penn State researchers outline in a recent manuscript on digital media and sleep in childhood and adolescence. Read the article here.
Oct 20, 2017
Social Media Is Fueling A Scary Trend For Teen Anxiety
Experts in teenage mental health say social media is a significant factor in a rising tide of anxiety among teenagers and adolescents. Read the article here.
Oct 13, 2017
Apps Stirring Up Trouble In Schools
From teen hookups to live streaming, this year’s hottest social media can lead kids to risky behavior. Read the blog post from Common Sense Media here.
Sep 13, 2017
Fathers Warns Parents About Popular App After His 7-Year-Old Daughter Is Asked To Send Suggestive Photos
When Brad Summer’s 7-year-old daughter, Madison, was asked by a stranger to send nude pictures of herself through a popular music app, he knew he had to warn other parents about the dangers of social media. Read the article here.
Sep 13, 2017
These Are The 10 Most Used Smartphone Apps
When it comes to smartphone apps, Facebook and Google dominate. Read the list here.
Aug 24, 2017
Girl Chatting On FaceTime Struck And Critically Injured By Car
A teenage girl is hospitalized in critical condition after witnesses say she walked in front of a moving car while engaged in a video chat on her mobile phone. Read the article here.