Confronting Loneliness With Tools From Psychological Science

Psychology Today | September 18, 2023

Social bonds are crucial to human life, shaping our perceptions of ourselves and the world around us. Just as our relationships are usually our greatest...

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Social media fuelling youth mental health crisis? CIFAR researcher cites...

CIFAR | August 25, 2023

Candice Odgers, Co-Director of the Child & Brain Development program, recently debated whether social media negatively impacts children at the Aspen Ideas Festival.

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Games for Change, promoting ways games can improve the world,...

Axios | July 20, 2023

A talk on Tuesday, from University of California researchers Kurt Squire and Constance Steinkuehler, zipped through studies about video games and gaming tech for everything...

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Can Tracking Your Moods Make You Happier?

Wall Street Journal | July 15, 2023

Schueller and his colleagues found that most people really only track their moods a couple of times a week. They also discovered a paradox: While...

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‘Open to Debate’: Is Social Media Bad for Kids’ Mental...

Aspen Ideas | June 30, 2023

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy recently released an advisory stating that social media can pose a risk of profound harm to children’s and adolescents' mental...

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Nearly 23 percent of IRSD students seek mental-health services

Nearly 23 percent of IRSD students seek mental-health services

Coastal Point | June 29, 2023

“Sometimes we find social media is associated with signs of depression, but it is a very tiny association,” said Odgers at the Aspen Ideas event....

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Candice Odgers

Colorado school district targets social media companies in lawsuit

Axios | June 28, 2023

Candice Odgers, a psychologist and researcher, said the science is not conclusive that social media is to blame. The association is indistinguishable from other pressures,...

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Mindfulness for Teens Today

Tricycle | May 17, 2023

I was recently discussing mental health with a group of seventh graders when a student said something that stopped my mind. “When we have an...

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Are mental health apps helpful or harmful?

The Hill | May 2, 2023

"...it can take years for an app to be approved or to have a specific function approved., according to Schueller. Schueller noted that many of...

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The Connected Arts Learning Framework: An Expanded View of the...

Philanthropy News Digest | April 25, 2023

A report from the Wallace Foundation offers a framework for connected arts learning—how arts education can help children build connections with their culture, identity, home...

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Growth of AI in mental health raises fears of its...

Axios | March 9, 2023

...the area the FDA covers is confined to devices intended for diagnosis and treatment, which is limiting when one considers how expansive AI is becoming...

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Stephen Schueller

Games as Social Platforms Online: Game companies can and should...

ACM Games Research & Practice | March 3, 2023

“Online game companies need to start being more honest about what is happening in their games and what they are actually doing to protect consumers...

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Constance Steinkuehler