Research + News | Topic: Relationships
Feb 7, 2017
Tinder For Teens? Parents Freaking Out Over New App
Yellow, a new app, is advertised in the app store for kids ages 12 and up. It’s designed to help find new friends on Snapchat and is very similar to the dating app Tinder; with its swipe left, swipe right method. Read the article here.
Oct 26, 2016
New Study Finds 15 Percent of 6th Graders Commit Cyber Abuse
According to a new study, 15 percent of sixth-grade students report they have perpetrated at least one form of abuse toward a dating partner through technology. Read the article here.
Oct 12, 2016
Televiewing Predicts Social Impairment During Adolescence
Young children who watch too much television are at risk of victimization and social isolation, and adopting violent and antisocial behavior toward other students at age 13, new research indicates.
Read the article here.
Aug 18, 2016
Sex, Lies and YouTube: The Predatory Side of Internet Fame
Over the last few years, dozens have come forward to share stories of YouTube creators who have had inappropriate relationships with those who see them as bona fide celebrities. Read the article here.
Aug 1, 2016
Online Pornography Warping Adolescent Brains
Addiction, unhealthy relationships and rising levels of sexual abuse in youth is the reality of easy access to pornographic material. Read the full article here.
Jul 5, 2016
Family Dinner Time? Better Leave the Cell Phone Behind
Vast majority of Americans say family dinners are something to look forward to. Read the data here.
Jul 1, 2016
Overusing Social Media As An Adolescent May Hurt Your Love Life Later On
Study shows predominant use of social media may limit the opportunity to practice in-person conversations that are crucial for adolescents, particularly boys. Read the article here.
Feb 10, 2016
How Are All Those Screens Changing Kids’ Behavior?
Given the amount of time kids are spending — six hours a day for tweens and nine for teens – with entertainment media, reflecting on how our human connections are being altered by our technological connections is of utmost importance. Read the article here.
Jan 28, 2016
If You Have More Than 200 Friends Online, You’re Totally Fake
A new study by researchers at the University of Oxford suggests that social media – despite its apparent efficiency in enabling us to communicate with large groups of people – can’t overcome our basic psychosocial wiring, which limits us to relationships with roughly 150-200 individuals. Read the article here.
Jan 13, 2016
The Surprisingly Depressing Experience of Going Viral
A viral video star writes about what overnight Internet fame taught him about real community, for Relevant Magazine. Read the article here.