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For Clinicians

These guidelines include scientific-based insights and suggestions to set boundaries, monitor content and more when dealing with children and screens.

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For Researchers

These guidelines include scientific-based insights and suggestions to set boundaries, monitor content and more when dealing with children and screens.

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For Parents

These guidelines include scientific-based insights and suggestions to set boundaries, monitor content and more when dealing with children and screens.

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For Policy Makers

Children and Screens Endorses Proposed Federal Act For Researching Media Impacts as “An Important Step Forward”

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For Educators

These guidelines include scientific-based insights and suggestions to set boundaries, monitor content and more when dealing with children and screens.

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For Children and Teens

These guidelines include scientific-based insights and suggestions to set boundaries, monitor content and more when dealing with children and screens.

2018 DIGITAL MEDIA
AND DEVELOPING
MINDS CONGRESS

Co-Sponsored by:

Children and Screens: Institute of Digital Media and Child Development &
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
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Latest Scientific News

Differences in Parent-Toddler Interactions With Electronic Versus Print Books, Pediatrics, April 2019
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Differences in Parent-Toddler Interactions With Electronic Versus Print Books, Pediatrics, April 2019

Authors Tiffany G. Munzer, Alison L. Miller, Heidi M. Weeks, Niko Kaciroti, Jenny Radesky Publication Pediatrics, April 2019, Volume 143...
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How parents feel about – and manage – their teens’ online behavior and screen time, Pew Research Center, March 2019
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How parents feel about – and manage – their teens’ online behavior and screen time, Pew Research Center, March 2019

Authors Monica Anderson, Pew Research Center Publication Pew Research Center, March 22, 2019 Abstract Pew Research surveyed over 1,000 parents...
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Media Use is Linked to Lower Psychological Well-Being: Evidence from Three Datasets, Psychiatric Quarterly, June 2019
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Media Use is Linked to Lower Psychological Well-Being: Evidence from Three Datasets, Psychiatric Quarterly, June 2019

Authors Jean M. Twenge, W. Keith Campbell Publication Psychiatric Quarterly. June 2019, Volume 90, Issue 2, pp 311-331 Abstract Adolescents spend...
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Screen media activity and brain structure in youth: Evidence for diverse structural correlation networks from the ABCD study, NeuroImage, January 2019
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Screen media activity and brain structure in youth: Evidence for diverse structural correlation networks from the ABCD study, NeuroImage, January 2019

Authors Martin P. Paulus, Lindsay M. Squeglia, Kara Bagot, Joanna Jacobus, Rayus Kuplicki, Florence J. Breslin, Jerzy Bodurka, Amanda Sheffield...
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Association Between Screen Time and Children’s Performance on a Developmental Screening Test, JAMA Pediatrics, January 2019
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Association Between Screen Time and Children’s Performance on a Developmental Screening Test, JAMA Pediatrics, January 2019

Authors Sheri Madigan, PhD, Dillon Browne, PhD, Nicole Racine, PhD, Camille Mori, BA, and Suzanne Tough, PhD Publication JAMA Pediatrics,...
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The association between adolescent well-being and digital technology use, Nature Human Behavior, January 2019
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The association between adolescent well-being and digital technology use, Nature Human Behavior, January 2019

Authors Amy Orben, Andrew K. Przybylski Abstract Nature Human Behaviour, 2019. Volume 3. pp 173-182 Abstract The widespread use of digital...
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In Case You Missed It

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2018 NICHD Media Exposure and Early Child Development Workshop
Children and Screens and the National Institute of Child Health and Development co-sponsored and co-organized the Media Exposure and Early Child Development Workshop at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, January 2018
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2017 Interdisciplinary Summit on Children and Screen Time
Children and Screens Interdisiplinary Summit on Children and Screen Time, National Press Club, Washington D.C., November 2017
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November 2017 pediatrics supplement
2017 Pediatrics Supplement
The Pediatrics Supplement is a result of over 140 experts' collaboration and research through the support of Children and Screens
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Call For Proposals

Supporting the Institute’s mission, the grants program is intended to:

  • Cultivate a national research agenda that has been developed at the Digital Media and Developing Minds Research Congresses.

  • Continue developing transdisciplinary efforts and collaborations to bridge the scientific research gap that exists between the scientific and clinical communities.

  • Provide researchers access to early-stage financial support necessary to pilot worthy new projects studying the impact of children’s engagement with current and evolving technologies.

  • Develop and design for a national multi-center longitudinal study using the latest technological tools and methodologies.

The latest interdisciplinary grants research cycle is over.

Please check back for the 2019 call for proposals.

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