Are Smartphones the Next Teen Addiction Crisis?

Mar 6, 2023

11:30am – 12:30pm CT

Kids and teens spend as much time on devices as in school. Studies show it impacts their brain development and mental health. Psychology, K-12 education, and neuroscience experts share the science behind why teen brains are uniquely susceptible to getting hooked on tech and how we can help students right now. Discover neuroscience-based digital media curriculum and resources designed to teach teens about their changing brains and empower them to develop healthy relationships with their devices.

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Kelley Brill

Miami Country Day School

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Rosa Li

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Jim Winston

Winston Family Foundation