Research + News | Topic: Cell Phones

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.

Night Phone Use A Danger For Adolescent Mental Health

The world’s first long-term assessment of mental health effects from adolescents’ late-night mobile use has shown some concerning results. Read the article here.

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.

FOMO? Teens Can’t Put Down Their Phones

Smartphones are likely the first big-ticket item they got. Read the article here.

Parents, Your Phone Use Is Annoying Your Teens

More than a third of children have asked their parents to get off the Internet, saying it disrupts family life, according to a survey.

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How Teens And Smartphones Are Killing Teen-Fashion Retailers

In 2015, Forrester Research reported that, despite low incomes due to their youth, Generation Z consumers spent 8.75 percent of their total income online.

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Parents: Get Off Your Phone

Suggestions from Tim Elmore and his Growing Leaders blog. Read the blog post here.

AAA Study Identifies Top 3 Deadly Teenage Driving Mistakes

A new study outlines dangerous driving mistakes teenagers make and how to prevent them. Read the article here.

5 Ways Your Kids Are Hacking Your Parental Controls

No matter how hard you try, your child will find a way to hack around your parental guidance. Here’s a way you can try to stay one step ahead.

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13 Important Teen Texting Terms Decoded for Middle-Aged Parents

When your kid texts ‘143,’ should you be alarmed? Read the article here.