The fact is we all stare at screens more than we would like and many of us rely on these tools to communicate with others, even during times when we should be spending quality time with our families and friends. Read more
In a world that is vastly dominated by technology, what are the impacts? Often, people look at the benefits of technology, which are numerous, but we do not always consider the problems and costs associated with its daily use. Read more
Removing smartphones and gadgets from children for just a few days immediately improves their social skills, a study has found.
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