Research + News | Topic: Addiction
Aug 1, 2017
Experts Warn Parents How Snapchat Can Hook In Teens With Streaks
Many games and social media apps are designed to get people “hooked” and keep coming back, Dr. Jodi Gold, the author of “Screen Smart Parenting,” explained to ABC News.
Read the article here.
Jul 17, 2017
Former iPod/iPhone Creator: “I Wake Up In Cold Sweats Thinking, What Did We Bring To The World?”
Tony Fadell, one of the minds behind the iPod and the iPhone, mulls design’s unintended consequences. Read the article here.
Jul 17, 2017
Late-Night Screen Time Puts Teens’ Sleep And Mental Health At Risk
Summer could be a good time to encourage teenagers to put down their phones and enjoy the outdoors. View the article here.
Jul 10, 2017
For Many, Technology Addiction Is Real
Younger users are more likely to struggle with attachment. Read the research here.
Jun 16, 2017
What Is “Brain Hacking”? Tech Insider On Why You Should Care
Silicon Valley is engineering your phone, apps and social media to get you hooked, says a former Google product manager. Read the article and watch the report from Anderson Cooper here.
Jun 9, 2017
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.
Jun 6, 2017
13-Year-Old Girl Enters Rehab For Depression, Compulsive YouTube Viewing
There’s no question that people are consuming massive amounts of YouTube right now — to the tune of 1 billion hours of content every single day. But for some, it turns out, YouTube is becoming a bonafide addiction. Read the article here.
Jun 2, 2017
One Parent Addiction That Produces Regrets
Tim Elmore discusses research showing that students wish their parents would put away their digital devices. Read the blog post here.
May 24, 2017
Resources For Parents Wanting to Break Kids’ Extreme Electronics Usage Habits
How excessive use of technology can impact brain function. Find a list of resources here.
May 2, 2017
FOMO? Teens Can’t Put Down Their Phones
Smartphones are likely the first big-ticket item they got. Read the article here.