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It is increasingly recognised that the internet, in spite of all its benefits to society, can also be correlated with significant harms to individuals and society. Some of these harms have been studied extensively, particularly harms to privacy, harms associated with security and cybercrime, and harms resulting from digital divides. This report covers less studied...
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European Parliamentary Research Service Nov 6, 2020 It is increasingly recognised that the internet, in spite of all its benefits to society, can also be correlated with significant harms to individuals and society. Some of these harms have been studied extensively, particularly harms to privacy, harms associated with security and cybercrime, and harms resulting from...
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Dresp-Langley B. Children’s Health in the Digital Age. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020;17(9):3240. Published 2020 May 6. doi:10.3390/ijerph17093240 Abstract Environmental studies, metabolic research, and state of the art research in neurobiology point towards the reduced amount of natural day and sunlight exposure of the developing child, as a consequence of increasingly long hours spent...
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Josh Ye Published: 6:00am, 21 May, 2020 Updated: 11:06am, 21 May, 2020 The new court guidelines come at a time when more than 90 per cent of people under 18 years of age in China have online access. Photo: Imaginechina The directive from the Supreme People’s Court comes amid the growing number of disputes over...
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Sohn, S., Rees, P., Wildridge, B. et al. Prevalence of problematic smartphone usage and associated mental health outcomes amongst children and young people: a systematic review, meta-analysis and GRADE of the evidence. BMC Psychiatry 19, 356 (2019) doi:10.1186/s12888-019-2350-x Abstract Background Over the past decade, smartphone use has become widespread amongst today’s children and young people (CYP) which parallels increases in...
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Credit for post: Professor Tom Butler and The EM Radiation Research Trust PDF https://www.radiationresearch.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Digital-Technology-in-Education-Working-Paper-2019.pdf “Digital Technology is hardly the benign, neutral presence in education that we are often assured it to be” Selwyn (2015, p. 247) Abstract There is a dearth of scientific evidence and evidence-based practice to justify current levels of digital technology use for...
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November 6, 20195:00 PM ET PAOLO ZIALCITA A person holding a PlayStation 4 controller. China is imposing curfews and regulations on video game playing minors. Bebeto Matthews/AP Chinese officials are cracking down on youth online gaming, which they say negatively affects the health and learning of minors. Official guidelines released Tuesday outline a new curfew...
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Source: https://www.oviedo.es/-/las-concejalias-de-medio-ambiente-y-educacion-lanzan-una-campana-para-sensibilizar-a-los-escolares-sobre-la-contaminacion-electromagnetica March 18, 2019 Excerpts (translated from Spanish): The Department of Urbanism and Environment of the City of Oviedo (through the Municipal School of Sustainability) and Department of Education (through the Municipal School of Health) in collaboration with the Platform Against Electromagnetic Pollution (PECCEM), will develop several activities to raise awareness of the health...
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Tuesday 5 March 2019 Witnesses: Jack Edwards, vlogger, lifestyle blogger, and BBC presenter, James Good, Game Quitters, and Matúš Mikuš, Game Quitters https://parliamentlive.tv/event/index/b544f5bb-3475-460f-b06b-63fa41b7c759 Gamers reveal ‘toxic behaviour’ of players online http://www.irishnews.com/magazine/technology/2019/03/05/news/gamers-reveal-toxic-behaviour-of-players-online-1565745/  
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Christine Zipps in conversation with Virginia Farver. Virginia lost her son to a brain tumor. Video clip shared courtesy of https://takebackyourpower.net/ ADDICTION & DEPRESSION Tracy Markle speaking at Screen Time Colorado Event on Addiction from Wireless Tech https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-MPI… CANCER CLUSTERS Literature Building Occupants Demand Relocation to Avoid Health Hazards http://ucsdguardian.org/2016/06/03/li… Can You Figure Out If...
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