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Thursday, November 2 • 8:00am - 9:00am
Children and Social Media - Impact for Schools

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The average tween spends about 7 hours per day on media, and the onset age of smartphone use is decreasing.  Apps developers use psychological engineering to capture users eyeballs, yet the more time teens look at screens, the more they are likely to report symptoms of depression.  What is the research saying about social media use, possible effects on children, and what impact might this have for the social, psychological, and educational functions of schools?


Thursday November 2, 2017 8:00am - 9:00am
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