It’s no secret that in the digital age, social relationships are changing. Read more
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While there are more ways than ever to communicate, some are concerned about the break-neck speed our language is evolving, but some scientists are using technology to help us communicate better.
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
How to limit children’s use of digital devices is a hot topic for many parents. Read more
Young people feel socially supported by having large networks of on-line friends they may never see. Read more
Pew Research Center found that half of American teenagers — defined in the study as ages 12 through 17 — send 50 or more text messages a day and that one third send more than 100 a day. 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