Research + News | Topic: Technology

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.

Read the article here.

Over 1/3 Of Millennials In Relationships Spy On Partners’ Digital Correspondence

Devices—and their contents—are a new path to breakups. Read the report here.

Kids’ Privacy Zone

A report from Common Sense Media that examines five pressing privacy developments related to kids, media and technology. Access the report here.

For Many, Technology Addiction Is Real

Younger users are more likely to struggle with attachment. Read the research here.

Resources For Parents Wanting to Break Kids’ Extreme Electronics Usage Habits

How excessive use of technology can impact brain function. Find a list of resources here.

Your Smartphone Is Neither a Cancer Nor a Cure-All

A balanced, biblical take on the devices we can’t seem to live without. Read the article on Christianity Today here.

6 Tech Habits Changing The American Home

Parents today believe it is harder than ever to raise children. The number-one reason? Technology.

Read this article and research update from Barna here.

Parental Advisory: Platforms Let Parents Monitor Their Children’s Activities

Modern technology presents new challenges for parents, who grapple over how much screen time they should allow their children and the impact of the digital world on their lives. Read the article here.

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.

What Is ‘Brain Hacking’? Tech Insiders On Why You Should Care

Silicon Valley is engineering your phone, apps and social media to get you hooked, says a former Google product manager. Read the article here.