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Teen Technology Addiction

What Adults Don't 'Get' About Technology

Tess Harkin | Posted 04.05.2014 | Teen
Tess Harkin

Technology brings people together. Shocking, I know? It sounds like some crazy marketing ploy, and many commercials support that. But the fact is, it's the truth.

Get Off Your Phone and Go to the Bathroom By Yourself

Madison Hamilton | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Madison Hamilton

Why can't we have a device-free drive? Or make a dinner reservation for one? Maybe it's our fear of being alone. Maybe the social dependency distracts us from who we really are. Or lets us mask our emotions.

Doctors Say Parents MUST Limit Kids' Media Use

AP | LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 10.29.2013 | Parents

CHICAGO -- CHICAGO (AP) — Doctors 2 parents: Limit kids' tweeting, texting & keep smartphones, laptops out of bedrooms. #goodluckwiththat. The reco...

Confessions Of A Teenage Internet Addict

Lana Gorlinski | Posted 09.01.2013 | Teen
Lana Gorlinski

It was true that I would oftentimes let my homework collect dust while I granted myself "five more minutes" of Internet exploration for the 30th time that night. But that was all normal, and I was totally in control. Besides, Internet addiction isn't an actual disorder, right?

Does Self-Control Come in an App?

Maggie Jackson | Posted 03.29.2012 | Technology
Maggie Jackson

Parents and educators alike are buzzing about this new cure for our distracted, multitasking children. The name of the app? SelfControl.