SNF Nostos


Talk, Parallel sessions

Symptoms of a new era: Dysfunctional use of technology and worsening adolescent mental health

Thursday June 22, 16:10, Lobby NLG


As technology continues to infiltrate every part of our daily lives, researchers are continuously discovering the negative mental health impacts of its use amongst young people. No other generation has been as exposed to technology use as today’s youth, and it is important to understand the immediate and long-term impact this will have. This conversation will put into perspective the extent to which technology has negatively impacted and worsened mental health for adolescents and what we can do about this issue in the long run.