How often do you take away your kid’s phone? RoongsaK/Shutterstock Do you take away your teenager’s phone to manage their behaviour? Maybe when they arrive home late from a party or receive a bad report card? Confiscating, time-limiting or permitting additional access to technology has become a popular parenting strategy. Surveys […]

How does technology affect your relationships? Credit: Syda Productions/Shutterstock This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. As a university professor and a mother of teen boys, I am immersed in a world of young faces buried in their phones. […]

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Have you had more “alone together” time with friends and significant others since the iPhone became indispensable? Credit: antoniodiaz/Shutterstock This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. Sometime around 2011 or 2012, it suddenly became very easy to predict what […]

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GETTY IMAGES THE RESIDENTS OF Brevillier Village love living there. The retirement community in Erie, Pennsylvania overlooks Lake Erie, and paths dotted by benches follow the shoreline. The location provides beautiful views, and a grave threat: Just beyond the fence at the edge of the property lies a cliff that plunges 30 […]