Parents worry about their teenagers’ heavy use of smartphones and social media. Psychology and social behavioral professor Candice Odgers provides balanced evidence in Nature magazine. Recent studies show a much more nuanced picture of the technology’s effect on teens. getAbstract recommends her article to parents who want to help their teens use technology in life-enhancing ways.
About the Author
Candice Odgers is a professor of psychology and social behavior at the University of California, Irvine.