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Has Google replaced the brain? Psychological scientists are decoding how technology has reprogrammed our minds… More

  • Students who surfed the web in a college course had lower scores on the final exam than did those who didn’t go online... More

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    Internet Use in Class Tied to Lower Test Scores

    Students who surfed the web in a college course had lower scores on the final exam than did those who didn’t go online... More

  • Psychological scientists and other researchers are exploring the ways that online communication is affecting the formation of friendships and romantic relationships... More

    Love in the Time of Twitter

    Psychological scientists and other researchers are exploring the ways that online communication is affecting the formation of friendships and romantic relationships... More

  • New findings from over 120,000 adolescents in the UK indicate that the relationship between screen time and well-being is weak at best, even at high levels of digital engagement... More

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    Teens Unlikely to Be Harmed by Moderate Digital Screen Use

    New findings from over 120,000 adolescents in the UK indicate that the relationship between screen time and well-being is weak at best, even at high levels of digital engagement... More

  • Data from an online smoking cessation intervention demonstrate the potential of bringing evidence-based mental health care to a wider range of people via the internet. ... More

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    Broadening the Reach of Mental Health Care Through Online Interventions

    Data from an online smoking cessation intervention demonstrate the potential of bringing evidence-based mental health care to a wider range of people via the internet. ... More

  • A comprehensive research report provides an evidence-based guide that parents, educators, and app designers alike can use to evaluate the quality of so-called “educational” apps... More

    Science of Learning Can Help Parents, Developers Grade Educational Apps

    A comprehensive research report provides an evidence-based guide that parents, educators, and app designers alike can use to evaluate the quality of so-called “educational” apps... More

  • Researchers find that teenagers’ online lives closely resemble their offline experiences, but bullying is one area where the digital age may be introducing new risks... More

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    Teens’ Cellphone Use Mirrors Their Offline Lives

    Researchers find that teenagers’ online lives closely resemble their offline experiences, but bullying is one area where the digital age may be introducing new risks... More

  • Researchers explore the causes and consequences of bullying that occurs through Facebook, text messages, and other digital platforms... More

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    Bullying Goes Digital

    Researchers explore the causes and consequences of bullying that occurs through Facebook, text messages, and other digital platforms... More

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