A Generation of AI Guinea Pigs

The Atlantic | June 14, 2024

“It is kind of a social fact of nature that kids will be more experimental and drive a lot of the innovation” in how new...

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Mimi Ito

Generating the Future with AI: Three questions with cultural anthropologist...

UCI Magazine | May 31, 2024

"This moment with AI is unique because in the past waves of transformative technology and youths’ adoption of it that I studied, grownups didn’t think...

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Mimi Ito

The Panic Over Smartphones Doesn’t Help Teens

The Atlantic | May 21, 2024

Smartphones and social media are melting our children’s brains and making them depressed, or so goes the story we are being told. The headlines are...

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Candice Odgers

The great rewiring: is social media really behind an epidemic...

Nature | March 29, 2024

The evidence is equivocal on whether screen time is to blame for rising levels of teen depression and anxiety — and rising hysteria could distract...

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Candice Odgers

Will Banning TikTok Make Kids Safer Online? It’s More Complicated...

EdSurge | March 21, 2024

The relationship between social media and mental health is nuanced and different for each person, says Stephanie M. Reich, a professor of education at the...

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Stephanie Reich

Let’s Stop Shaming Teens About Social Media Use

ASCD | February 1, 2024

We’ve been told that social media is terrible for teens’ mental health, but science may not support that claim.

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Candice Odgers | Gillian Hayes

Stricter parental monitoring of social media isn’t always better, says...

Phys.org | January 29, 2024

Parents are often under the impression that the best way to protect their preteens and teens online is to restrict their use: limiting the amount...

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Stephanie Reich

Mental health care is in high demand. Psychologists are leveraging...

APA.org | January 1, 2024

Even though digital therapeutics have significant potential, psychologists are also “still figuring out how to use these tools in the context of clinical workflows,” said...

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Stephen Schueller

Making Connections: Transformative Pathways to STEM

UCI ICS | November 28, 2023

A teacher or mentor can make a difference in a student’s life, recognizing an interest or talent and channeling that energy in a positive way....

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Maggie Dahn | Kylie Peppler | Mimi Ito

AI Technology Threatens Educational Equity for Marginalized Students

The Progressive Magazine | November 25, 2023

As schools across the United States rush to implement artificial intelligence for equity, access, and efficiency, it is important to recognize the potential harms of...

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Tiera Tanksley

Highly Cited Researchers 2023

Clarivate | November 15, 2023

Highly Cited Researchers have demonstrated significant and broad influence in their field(s) of research.

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Candice Odgers

Will ChatGPT give us a lesson in education?

Nature | October 25, 2023

There might be a learning curve as AI tools grow in popularity, but this technology offers teachers opportunities to help pupils acquire new skills around...

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Tamara Tate