Research + News | Topic: Unplugging
Mar 23, 2018
Gen-Z Relieved To Escape Their Smartphones For Several Weeks, Study Suggests
mbers of Generation Z are relieved when placed in a situation where they are unable to access their smartphones for several weeks, suggests a study conducted by Screen Education, a non-profit organization that addresses smartphone addiction. Read the article here.
Mar 2, 2018
The Purge: New Apps Help The Tech Addicted With Digital Detox
With Millennials checking their phones an estimated 150 times a day—at least six times an hour discounting sleep—it isn’t surprising that they sometimes feel the need to detox from all of this connection. Read the article here.
Feb 13, 2018
This Simple Solution To Smartphone Addiction Is Now Used In Over 600 U.S. Schools
Graham Dugoni, 31, started Yondr to remind people what it’s like to live phone-free. Read the article here.
Nov 17, 2017
Obsessed Much? Mobile Addiction Is Real
But people are making efforts to limit their smartphone usage. Read the article here.
Nov 13, 2017
I Put My Teens On A Digital Detox – The Results Shocked Me
I never realized just how damaging our obsession with smartphones and our switched-on lifestyle was, nor how addictive screen time was, until I put my teenagers on an extended digital detox. Read the rest of the article here.
Oct 23, 2017
Children Tell Parents To Disconnect, Ditch Phones At Dinner
Almost half (42%) of parents don’t remember the last time their family had a device-free meal. Read the article here.
Aug 18, 2017
Can You Please Talk, Not Text? Parenting The Instagram Generation
Can kids be encouraged to let go of the virtual world – occasionally – and engage in the real one? Read the article here.
May 22, 2017
Most Teens Take Breaks From Social Media
A new survey found that more than half (58%) of U.S. teens have taken a break from social media, with two-thirds of these or roughly 38% of the total doing so voluntarily. Read the article here.
May 4, 2017
3 Places Families Should Make Phone-Free
Take back family time and set an example for your kids by creating tech-free zones in the most important areas of your life. Read the article here.
Dec 9, 2016
What Happened When 9 Teens Gave Up Their Cellphones For A Week
Within days, there were significant changes. The students were doing their chores and finishing their homework. Read the article and view the video here.