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Small talk: Electronic media keeping kids from communicating with parents


Do Medical Dramas Inhibit Reckless Driving?

This is a photo of doctors and nurses attending to a person strapped to a gurney.

Watching negative depictions of car accidents and risky driving on hit TV shows like Grey’s Anatomy may influence people's attitudes towards dangerous driving. ... More>


Teens’ Cellphone Use Mirrors Their Offline Lives

Parents’ fears about their teenagers’ heavy use of cell phones and social media may be exaggerated, according to a new report from researchers at Duke University. ... More>


No, Your Children Aren’t Becoming Digital Zombies


Observer Article

The Media as Research Collaborators

News reporting not only helps to bring psychological science to the public, but it also can facilitate the research, as APS Fellow Melanie Killen learned when she teamed up with CNN for a study examining children’s racial bias. ... More>