• Virtual
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    Copycat: Social Contagion, Online Viral Behavior, and Youth

    What should parents and caregivers know about vulnerability to social contagion—and how is it being supercharged by the large volume of digital content and social media algorithms?

    Social Media
    Media Literacy
    Mental Health
    Parenting
    Physical Health
    Speakers
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    Nurturing the Neurodivergent: Unique Considerations for Youth Screen Use

    What should parents and caregivers know about the unique risks and opportunities for neurodivergent youth when introducing and monitoring the use of digital media?

    Neurodiversity
    Brain and Cognition
    Parenting
    Social Relationships
    Speakers
  • Virtual
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    AI and Children: Risks and Opportunities of the Enhanced Internet

    Generative AI technologies like ChatGPT are changing the nature of online communications, work, creativity, and learning. What are the impacts to children’s social and cognitive development in this new, turbocharged Internet?

    Artificial Intelligence (AI)
    Education & Learning
    Emerging Technology
    Ethical Design
    Privacy
    Speakers
  • Virtual
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    Algorithms 101: Youth and AI-Driven Tech

    What can families do about the growing influence of algorithmically-delivered content on youth’s development, preferences, and minds?

    Artificial Intelligence (AI)
    Emerging Technology
    Ethical Design
    Social Media
    Speakers
  • Virtual
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    Youth Self-Esteem and Identity: The Media(ted) Self

    What are the risks and opportunities for forming a positive and healthy sense of self in a hyper-connected age?  

    Mental Health
    Body Image
    Social Media
    Speakers
  • Virtual
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    Depression: Youth Mental Health and Digital Media

    What relationship does digital media use have with depressive disorders in youth? Part two of a mental health series.

    Mental Health
    Speakers
  • Virtual
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    Anxiety: Youth Mental Health and Digital Media

    The first in a set of webinars investigating two of the most common mental health struggles of youth today: anxiety and depression. 

    Mental Health
    Social Media
    Speakers
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    Screen Extremes: Children and Digital Addictions

    Many children and teens spend several hours daily on screens for entertainment. When does heavy use of digital media turn into an addiction, and what can parents do?

    Digital Addiction
    Mental Health
    Sleep Health
    Video Gaming
    Speakers