Myth: The Lightbulb Moment, Innovation’s Most Misleading Meme
Edward Wasserman explores the origin of the famous “lightbulb moment,” how the popular cliché originated, and what can be learned from it.
Communicating Psychological Science: Why You Should Write an Op-Ed—and How to Start
Widely published researchers Lara B. Aknin and Elizabeth W. Dunn provide their insights and advice regarding writing and submitting op-eds to the media.
Communicating Psychological Science: Being Ready When the News Comes Calling
The media need credible subject matter experts who can provide context, help personalize complex findings, and offer contrary viewpoints on controversial issues.
How a Facebook Whistle-Blower Is Stoking the Kids’ Screen Time Debate
The latest burst of recriminations directed at social media emphasizes the harm that can be done to teenagers. Frances Haugen, a former Facebook Inc. product manager turned whistle-blower, says executives at Facebook are aware of
Facebook’s Own Data is Not as Conclusive as You Think About Teens and Mental Health
On Tuesday, Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testified before a Senate panel. The hearing’s focus was advertised as “protecting kids online.” … Researchers have worked for decades to tease out the relationship between teen media use
How Much Time Should Teenagers Spend Online?
As technology evolves and our lives become increasingly digital, deciding how much teenagers should spend online is a difficult problem for any concerned parent. While much has been said about the potential detrimental effects of