Research + News | Topic: Relationships
Jun 12, 2017
Some Teens Would Rather FaceTime Than See Friends In Person
Nearly one in five teens surveyed preferred video chat via platforms like FaceTime or Skype over face-to-face hangout sessions. Read the research here.
May 2, 2017
Humanity, Not Technology: The Idea Worth Spreading
More tech is not the answer, and tech without mindfulness is likely to make things worse. Read the article here.
Apr 11, 2017
The Highs and Lows of Teens’ Instagram Use
For some it leads to closer bonds with friends, for others a greater risk of depression, study found. Read the article here.
Apr 5, 2017
12 Ways Pornography Just Doesn’t Show Enough
This article from The Federalist states, “Pornography doesn’t go far enough to promote genuine love, which we can see primarily in three areas: conjugal love, relationships, and privacy.” Read the full article here.
Mar 17, 2017
Five Ways To Protect Students From Social Media
Tim Elmore says in a recent blog post, “Social media has become such an influential factor in students’ lives so rapidly, that, by and large, we’ve not figured out how to “civilize” it yet.”
Read the rest of the post here.
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.