Media Coverage






Tom's guide, Article interview, "Should Alexa be your childs friend?" By Monica Chin, Oct. 20, 2018,review-5855.html


The Telegraph, "Hey Alexa, what are you teahing my children?", By Tanith Carey, April. 6, 2018


Medium, Article interview: “Parents’ Toxic Tech Dilemma” by Shirley Wang

2018 Tech Life, Article interview: “The Parents’ Guide to Protecting kids’ Privacy” by Abigail Jones


Book Interview, “From Smartphones to Social Media: How Technology Affects Our Brains and Behavior” by Mark Carrier, Oct. 31 2018



Kim, M. (2018, July 23). How will voice assistants affect children's behaviour? Here's what we still don't know.


USA TODAY International Edition, “Chicago assault raises fears of copycat violence Facebook Live has become a popular site for violent incidents” Jan 9,2017


BOLD, “The parallels between adolescents’ online and offline lives” by Meeri Kim, Feb 10, 2017


New York Times, “How young is too young for a digital presence” by Molly Wood, May 14, 2014


The Atlantic, “The psychology of begging to be followed on Twitter,” by Kayleigh Roberts, Feb 26, 2014., “Are interactive toys interfering with child development?” by Travis Andrews, Feb 25, 2014.


Congressional Quarterly, “Social media explosion” by Marcia Clemmitt, January 25, 2013.


Science News, “Moms talk, daughters' hormones listen” by Bruce Bower, August 12, 2011


The Prevention Researcher “Teens, Social Media, and Relationships,” Volume 17 Supplement December


The Guardian, “Social networking: Failure to connect” by Tom Meltzer, August 7, 2010, “Why social media is actually good for teens,” by Natasha Murashev, May 20, 2010


Impact Lab, “Well-adjusted-teens-do-better-on-social-media-sites” May 19, 2010.


USA Today, “How social media and vegetables are alike” by Melanie Eversley, May 19, 2010.



The Los Angeles Times, “Teenage social media butterflies may not be such a bad idea,” by Melissa Healy, May 18, 2010


The New York Times, “Antisocial Networking?” by Hilary Stout, April 30, 2010


CNN Tech at, “Social networks and kids: How young is too young?” by Doug Gross, November 2, 2009


 Global Medical News Network at the Society of Adolescent Medicine, “Teens in Cyberspace,”, , April 24, 2009, “Teens in cyberspace Researchers race to keep up,” 



Science News, “Playing for real in a virtual world,” by Bruce Bower, March 28, 2009


The Los Angeles Times, “Faceless and heartless online,” by David Sarno, November 6


Science News, “Internet seduction: online sex offenders prey on at-risk teens,” by Bruce Bower, February 23


Science News, “Growing up online: young people jump headfirst into the Internet's world,” by Bruce Bower, June 17, 2006, “ This Is Your Brain Online,” by Christine Lagario, June 11, 2006


KCET Life & Times, “Frank Talk on Teen Sex,” May 18, 2006.


2005, “Teens routinely exposed to pornography and sexual advances on internet,” by Roy Britt, March 2, 2005. 


The Associated Press, “Touched by a message” by May Wong, December 29, 2004. 



MIT Technology Review, “ Always ‘Talking’: When Three Days Without a Word is an Eternity” by Technology Review Dec 1, 2004