Research + News | Topic: Cell Phones

3 Ways Mobile Phones Can Help Teens Explore Their Independence

Parents don’t always know the best way to talk to their kids about mobile phones and all of the possibilities they represent. Read the article here.

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.

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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.