Two authors from the "Teens and Tech" Report share their findings on media use and family structure.
Wheatley Fellow, Jenet Jacob Erickson, and Institute for Family Studies Fellow, W. Bradford Wilcox, worked together to publish "Teens and Tech: What Difference Does Family Structure Make?" earlier this year in October. In a new article published by Mercatornet, they are able to dive into their research and discuss the implications of what they learned. The duo discusses the negative impact that media usage can have on teenagers, including feelings of depression, loneliness, and dissatisfaction with life. Through their research, they discovered that these feelings disproportionately impact children of non-intact families and explore what solutions might exist for this.
Read the full article here.