Research + News | Topic: Technology

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.

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.

I Used To Be A Human Being: How Technology Almost Killed Me

“An endless bombardment of news and gossip and images has rendered us manic information addicts. It broke me. It might break you, too.”

By Andrew Sullivan for NYMag. Read the entire article here.