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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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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.

Latest Scientific News

Therapeutic and Preventive Use of Video Games in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: A Systematic Review, Frontiers in Psychiatry, February 2020
Latest Scientific News

Therapeutic and Preventive Use of Video Games in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: A Systematic Review, Frontiers in Psychiatry, February 2020

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Differential associations between passive and active forms of screen time and adolescent mood and anxiety disorders, Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, February 2020
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Differential associations between passive and active forms of screen time and adolescent mood and anxiety disorders, Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, February 2020

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Association of Parental and Contextual Stressors With Child Screen Exposure and Child Screen Exposure Combined With Feeding, JAMA Network Open, February 2020
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Association of Parental and Contextual Stressors With Child Screen Exposure and Child Screen Exposure Combined With Feeding, JAMA Network Open, February 2020

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Young people’s priorities for support on social media: “It takes trust to talk about these issues”, Computers in Human Behavior, January 2020
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Young people’s priorities for support on social media: “It takes trust to talk about these issues”, Computers in Human Behavior, January 2020

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“It’s Just Addictive People That Make Addictive Videos”: Children’s Understanding of and Attitudes towards Influencer Marketing of Food and Beverages by YouTube Video Bloggers, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, January 2020
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“It’s Just Addictive People That Make Addictive Videos”: Children’s Understanding of and Attitudes towards Influencer Marketing of Food and Beverages by YouTube Video Bloggers, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, January 2020

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Paying for loot boxes is linked to problem gambling, regardless of specific features like cash-out and pay-to-win, Computers in Human Behavior, January 2020
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Paying for loot boxes is linked to problem gambling, regardless of specific features like cash-out and pay-to-win, Computers in Human Behavior, January 2020

Authors David Zendle, Paul Cairns, Herbie Barnett, Cade McCall Publication Computers in Human Behavior, January 2020 Abstract "Loot boxes are...
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2018 DIGITAL MEDIA
AND DEVELOPING
MINDS CONGRESS SUMMARY

Co-Sponsored by:

Children and Screens: Institute of Digital Media and Child Development &
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
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Journal Supplements

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2018 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
This special issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) emerged from our large convention with the National Academy of Sciences.
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November 2017 pediatrics supplement
2017 Pediatrics
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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 2020 call for proposals.

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