Research + News | Topic: Technology
Jan 25, 2017
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.
Sep 20, 2016
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.”
Jul 28, 2016
The Evolution of Technology and What It’s Doing to Us
In this blog post from Tim Elmore, he sparks a conversation on the evolution of technology we’ve seen over the decades—and the changes we may or may not be aware of, that it has caused for mankind. Read the full blog here.
May 24, 2016
Three Reasons You Shouldn’t Call Your Teenager a Tech Addict
Fuller Youth Institute gives us three reasons why calling your teenager a technology/cell phone/social media/gaming addict might not be a good idea. Read the blog post here.
May 6, 2016
Technology Addiction: Concern, Controversy, and Finding Balance
Common Sense Media polled over 1,200 parents and teens to find out how the saturation of mobile devices in family life is playing out in homes and child-parent relationships. Access the Common Sense Media report 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.
Feb 10, 2016
Tech Toys and Child Protection – The Internet of Toys
As connected devices gain traction and enter the world of children’s toys and gadgets, privacy concerns should addressed by manufacturers and parents alike. Read the article here.
Jan 8, 2016
Parents, Teens and Digital Monitoring
Parents monitor their teen’s digital behavior in a number of ways, but using technical means like parental controls is less common. Read and access the full PewResearchCenter report here.
Jan 6, 2016
What did one techie’s unplugged Christmas look like? Read the article here.
Dec 18, 2015
Sixty Years Ago, ‘Childhood’s End’ Author Predicted Media We Have Now
In his novel Childhood’s End,science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke predicted that in the future, entertainment choices would “pour” out of multiple channels and the evolution of motion pictures would lead to virtual-reality technology. The book was published in 1953.
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