Conn Carrol cites Wheatley Institute's teens and cellphone usage research in a recent article.
Conn Carroll highlights the benefits of having phones in the hands of children to start off the article. Instant updates on schedule changes help facilitate juggling all the balls that parents are asked to take on. Carroll then discusses the downsides of giving phone access to your teens. Much of the argument is based on research from "Teens and Tech: What Difference Does Family Structure Make?" which was published by Wheatley Institute in October 2022. Carroll finishes with encouragement for parents to make the efforts to protect their children from the negatives of social media whilst enjoying the benefits it brings into our lives.
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