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"The Association Between Adolescent Well-Being and Digital Technology Use"

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A massive international analysis finds more screen time is associated with a lower sense of well-being among teenagers, but the effects are too small to require policy changes, according to a study in the journal Nature Human Behavior.

Screen time explained .04 percent of the differences in well-being among adolescents. By contrast, being bullied, smoking, getting enough sleep, eating breakfast, or wearing glasses all accounted for more of the difference.

Vol. 38, Issue 19, Page 4

Published in Print: January 23, 2019, as Education Technology
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