I’ve been thinking about how people react to a crisis. How, if we are lucky, we find ways to lend and borrow expertise to get through it. And how we lend and borrow courage. In the American South, there is something called the Cajun Navy, an ad hoc, informal group of people who use their […]
Three blockbuster reports focused on teens and technology have come out recently: Teens, Social Media & Technology 2018, by Monica Anderson and Jingjing Jiang (Pew Research Center) Digital Health Practices, Social Media Use, and Mental Well-Being Among Teens and Young Adults in the U.S., by Victoria Rideout and Susannah Fox (Hopelab and Well Being Trust) […]
Six years ago, the last time I had the opportunity to measure it, a Pew Research survey found that about two in ten U.S. adults have gone online to find people who might have health concerns similar to theirs. Now, in a report we published on July 31, a Hopelab/Well Being Trust survey of 14- to […]
I am thrilled to share new, national survey data on the digital health landscape. Thanks to funding and guidance from Hopelab and the Well Being Trust, Vicky Rideout and I measured how teens and young adults (14- to 22-year-olds) pursue health and well-being using the tools at their disposal — apps, peer advice, online communications […]
Brandeis University hosted a one-day symposium on aging, housing, health, technology, and other issues. Thanks to the people who captured these insights!
The White House Conference on Aging only happens once every ten years — and it’s happening tomorrow. The program begins at 10 a.m. ET on Monday, July 13, and will be livestreamed: https://www.whitehouse.gov/live I’ll be on a panel in the late afternoon talking about technology and the future of aging, directly after Tim Brown and Barbara Beskind discuss […]