Research illustrates privacy concerns with how mental health applications collect and share users’ data.
A new study suggests digital media use among adolescents has a smaller negative effect on well-being than bullying or smoking marijuana.
New review ties increased screen time to increasing anxiety and depression among young adults throughout the United States.
Can current guidelines for sleep, exercise, and screen time in childhood be linked to positive cognitive outcomes?
From Financial Times: "So far, clinicians have most commonly used VR for exposure therapy — for example, putting a person with a fear of heights...
New study examines how increased screen time and social media may be contributing to depressive symptoms and suicide risk in teens
In this essay for Aeon, Michael Bess presents some of the ways future brain-enhancing technologies could be dehumanizing. "But if we’re not careful, we ignore the...
Researchers found that participants using coach-assisted apps designed for depression and anxiety experienced symptom reductions in both conditions
The devices that have been left to our kids are not “child’s play,” and should not be treated as such. At any given time, our youth can run up thousands of dollars in bills, view graphic and disturbing sexual images, be awoken with frightening messages, reach anyone, anywhere, at any time, and live an otherwise distracted, detached life.
A group of French doctors presented a new study in the area of pediatric anesthesiology at this year’s World Congress of Anaesthesiologists in Hong...
Dr. Thomas Insel worked as the director of the NIMH for thirteen years, and now he is moving on to Google where he hopes to help develop technology to monitor our mental health.