One in three users of the internet is younger than 18, yet cyberspace isn’t geared toward them. That’s why the Connected Learning Lab in the California Institute for Telecommunications & Information Technology at UC Irvine hopes to better understand how young people are using digital technology. … Cultural anthropologist and informatics professor-in-residence Mimi Ito directs the lab. … According to Candice Odgers, a UC Irvine professor of psychological science who studies adolescents’ mental health and development, many adolescents are actually thriving in the digital age.
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