Young people feel socially supported by having large networks of on-line friends they may never see. Read more
Emerging adults are among the most avid users of digital communication technologies, including texting, instant messaging (IM), and video chat (Duggan & Brenner, 2013; Lenhart et al., 2011). Read more
About 75 percent of 12- to 17-year-olds in the United States own a mobile phone, up from 45 percent in 2004 Read more
Our mission is to study children, teens, and adults’ interaction with the newer forms of interactive digital media and to see how these interactions both affect and reflect offline lives, ecological conditions, and long-term development.
Patricia M. Greenfield
Distinguished Professor of Psychology, UCLA
Yalda T. Uhls, Ph.D.
Associate Director, CDMC@LA
Assistant adjunct prof. at UCLA