Candice Odgers

For CIFAR researcher Candice Odgers, [UCI professor of psychological science], her studies challenge the popular assumption that social media is to blame. …  ““Is social media bad for kids’ mental health?” And of course, the public sentiment around this is yes, but what people might not know is that the science around this does not support a resounding yes. I’ve worked on children’s mental health issues for the past 20 years and I have been tracking digital technology use and its effects on youth for the last decade ….” [said Odgers].

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