The Perfect Storm

The Perfect Storm

While this does not prove a cause-effect relationship, it would seem to reinforce an urgent need to closely examine the impact of smartphone usage on the communication skills and psychological wellbeing of young people.

Is Ignoring Someone to use Your Phone Acceptable?

Is Ignoring Someone to use Your Phone Acceptable?

However, perhaps the most curious finding is that the more a person engaged in phubbing behaviour and the greater extent to which they are phubbed were positively related to the extent to which people perceived phubbing as just normal behaviour.

Earth Day 2019 activities for kids and preschoolers

Earth Day 2019 activities for kids and preschoolers

Kids like stuff — take them outside and let them start a collection, Leaves, rocks, anything that's appealing to young eyes and hands. Let kids get dirty! You can start with a simple tent in the backyard, or visit one of the country's vibrant national parks.

Is Your Tween Ready for a Smartphone?

Is Your Tween Ready for a Smartphone?

A solid sense of self is essential for teens to navigate social media because many of these platforms are driven by algorithms that drive emotions like fear.

The "Vegas Effect" of Our Screens

The "Vegas Effect" of Our Screens

There’s another mechanism that hooks us into compulsively checking our screens for the latest news feed, text, social media post, or email. variable ratio schedules, but it's likely the same result).

39 creative gifts for him, her, kids and family

39 creative gifts for him, her, kids and family

With the help of guests Chassie Post, Ryan Clarke and Lauren Goode, we've rounded up 40 of our favorite unique gifts for men, women, kids and families, so you can show your loved ones just how much you care.

Teacher gives chilling take on middle school, social media

Teacher gives chilling take on middle school, social media

Conlon said he wants parents to realize how much smartphones and social media have complicated childhood and adolescence.

At What Age Should I Get My Child a Smartphone?

At What Age Should I Get My Child a Smartphone?

Getting kids a smartphone is such an important decision, because once they get it they’ll have access to all sorts of things despite your best efforts to limit what they’re able to access.