Challenging Online Behaviors of Youth

@article{Berson2005ChallengingOB,
  title={Challenging Online Behaviors of Youth},
  author={Ilene Berson and Michael Berson},
  journal={Social Science Computer Review},
  year={2005},
  volume={23},
  pages={29 - 38}
}
Child-serving professionals have struggled to understand the often complex emotional and behavioral responses of children and youth who are immersed in interconnected environments and consumed by digital technologies. [...] Key Result The data also suggest that there is a lapse in preventative intervention to create and maintain awareness and safety for young people. Implications of this research for preparing youth to successfully harness the potential of the Internet are explored.Expand

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