Research + News | Topic: Digital Screen

Doctors’ New Recommendations For Screen Time – How Long, And What Kinds

Recognizing the ubiquitous role of media in children’s lives, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is releasing new policy recommendations and resources to help families maintain a healthy media diet.

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Mom Genes: Looking At The Media DNA Of Working And Stay-At-Home-Mothers

Stay-at-home mothers are using technology at a rapid pace. Read the research here.

Worried About Screen Time? Don’t Let Kids Go It Alone

Should we be surprised that 2- and 3-year-olds learn better from a real person than from a screen? Read the article here.

How much time do parents spend on screens? As much as their teens

If you think your tween or teen spends too many hours online, you might need to look in the mirror before you dish out screen time criticisms. According to a new survey, parents spend as much time plugged in each day as their teens and three hours more per day than their tweens. Read the full article here.

The Digital Age: Young Adults Gravitate Toward Digital Devices

How does digital device usage stack up across platforms? Nielsen takes a look. Read the article here.

For Global Kids, Linear TV Is The #1 Source

With so many sources available to consume video, which are global kids using? Read the research here.

Young Internet Users Say They Are Addicted to Their Devices

According to July 2016 research, more than half of internet users are addicted to them—and it’s most common among younger users. Read the article here.

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.

Does Smartphone Addiction Really Exist?

While smartphone addiction is not an official diagnosis, some researchers believe that the problematic ways people use their smartphones and the ways in which such use affect the brain have important parallels to addictive behaviors.

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