Research + News | Topic: Tablets

Helping Teens Turn Off In A World That’s ‘Always On’: The Links Between Technology And Depression

A new study links anxiety, severe depression, suicide attempts and suicide with the rise in use of smartphones, tablets and other devices. Read the article here.

If Your Kids Are Glued To Their iPads, It’s Probably A Good Idea To Unglue Them

Is it possible that our children’s ubiquitous use of tablets, computers, and televisions harms their vision? Read the article here.

In Germany, Amazon Makes A Play For Kids’ Digital Time

FreeTime’s launch on Android could reinforce its digital content dominance. Read the report here.

The iPad Is A Far Bigger Threat To Our Children Than Anyone Realizes

Ten years ago, psychologist Sue Palmer predicted the toxic effects of social media. Now she sees a worrying new danger. Read the article here.

When You Give A Kid A Tablet, He’ll Ask For More Time

Experts Debate Tech Benefits for Kids, But Parents See Positives. Read the article here.

Letting A Baby Play On An iPad Might Lead To Speech Delays, Study Says

Anyone raising a child today has likely fretted about screen time and wondered about the impact of devices on our kids. Does the technology affect their brains? Read the article here.

Google Accounts For Kids: 5 Things To Know About Family Link

Google just lifted the ban on accounts for kids 12 and younger. And with it, a new tool called Family Link is available, which lets parents monitor and control the way their kids use their Android phones and tablets.

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The Secret Lives of Screen-Addicted Teens

Sociologists, advertisers, stock market analysts — everyone wants to know what happens when the generation born glued to screens has to look up and interact with the world. Read the full article here.

For Global Kids, Screens Are as Much a Part of Childhood as Playgrounds

Kids are spending more time with screens than playing outdoors—and while they have countless entertainment options on their devices, parents wield a quiet influence. Read the article here.

Young People Watching Less TV

According to a new report from Marketing Charts, youth as a whole are watching less traditional TV. Read the full article here.