Too much face-to-screen time and not enough face-to-face interaction could degrade kids’ ability to read other people’s emotions, a new study suggests. Read more
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There has been more research than ever being released lately about the amount of time children are spending in front of screens. Read more
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
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.
How to limit children’s use of digital devices is a hot topic for many parents. Read more
A psychological study conducted at the University of California, Los Angeles found that children may face declining social skills due to their increased use of digital media. 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