Topics

Topic Highlight

Media Literacy

In today’s global culture and economy, where individuals have access to information 24/7 and literally, at their fingertips, digital and media literacy are essential to participate in society. But what specific competencies must young citizens acquire?

Talk to teenagers about [algorithms]....Tell them that their attention is being manipulated for money. Teenagers will change their behavior when they understand they're manipulated.

Lisa Damour, PhD From #AskTheExperts webinar "Mirror, Mirror, in My Palm: Girls and Media"

On Media Literacy

Ask the Experts—Webinar

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

Speakers

Our Impact

We seek fundamental insights into how kids and families engage with digital media and how these technology-mediated interactions affect their cognitive, psychological, social, behavioral and physical development. 

Support Our Work

Make a difference in the lives of children and families TODAY.