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Debate in the Dutch House of Representatives

On 13 April Patti Valkenburg was invited for another debate in the Dutch House of Representatives. This time for a broader discussion about the impact of the intensive use of digital technologies on kids and adolescents. You can watch the debate (in Dutch) here:

 

January 18, 2024

Essay for UNICEF

Dutch adolescents spend about six hours per day on their mobile phones,  of which two and a half hours are spend on social media. What does this their mean for their mental health? 

In an essay written for UNICEF Patti Valkenburg, Amber van der…

June 28, 2023

Project AWeSome in New York Times

The  New York Times  wrote an article on how everyone says social media is bad for adolescents, but so far  there is little research proving that social media directly causes harmful outcomes. Project AWeSome's research on adolescents'social media use is…

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by a NWO Spinoza Prize awarded to Patti Valkenburg

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