Australian research is helping to make sense of online trolls and their motivation for harming strangers
Helping teens manage online technology safely and wisely is often a tough task for parents and carers. But it can be navigated
Fast-changing technology and the ways to manage its impact are of great concern for parents. But helping your children develop their skills is a more constructive approach than strict rules and outright bans, says Jocelyn Brewer Assoc MAPS.
Viral hoaxes are a way for us to make sense of the turbulent world and manage threat in a safe environment
Anti-social behaviour online - trolling, cyberbullying - is a growing concerning phenomenon but research shows ignoring these mostly faceless angry attention-seekers could be the best response.
Social media can offer many benefits to adolescents, connecting them with friends.
“22 of the Cutest Baby Animals,” the headline said. “You won’t believe number 11!” Despite an impending deadline – not to mention my skepticism (how cute could they possibly be?) – I clicked on the story. I’m only human, after all. Yet this failure in self-regulation cost me at least half an hour of good…
Jocelyn Brewer MAPS introduces us to the concept of Digital Nutrition, an award-winning framework for teaching the principles of a healthy, balanced relationship with technology.