With the approaching end of 2019, we take a look back at important moments and major developments from the past decade. Arts and entertainment changed dramatically during this period, transformed in their creation, distribution and consumption. Jeffrey Brown talks to…
From smartphones to LBGTQ rights, here are some of the most memorable ways in which the world has changed over the past 10 years.
By Courtney Vinopal
Our relationship with technology is more integrated into our daily lives than ever. In 2010, just over a third of American adults owned a smartphone; now the figure is more than 80 percent. But our comfort with technology -- and…
The publisher issued a major correction to a study claiming smartphones make millennials grow horns. But here's why this move won't kill the myth.
By Nsikan Akpan
The “millennials are growing horns” study is flawed, and its journal has launched an internal review. Can you spot the study's six major problems?…
By Elizabeth Flock
Seventy-seven percent of Americans own a smartphone. A growing body of research suggests that comes with costs.
By Marley Jay, Associated Press
The rare warning of disappointing results from Apple stoked investors' fears that the world's second-biggest economy is losing steam and that trade tensions between Washington and Beijing are making things worse. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 660 points.
By PBS NewsHour
The promise of social media is instant human connection. But for many teens, greater use of social media mans a far greater sense of isolation, according to an increasing body of evidence. William Brangham speaks with Jean Twenge, author of…
By Lesley McClurg, KQED Science
Digital addictions are not official mental disorders. But researchers see the same patterns in digital addictions as in other substance abuse.
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