Media Mentions

The Brain, Behavior, and WellBeing (B3) Study investigates how technology and digital media can influence health behaviors and well-being in adolescents. The purpose of this study is to address the urgent need to understand how technology and digital media use could impact adolescent development and health. Below is a selection of media coverage about the B3 study. Click to learn more.

School of Journalism and Mass Communication

September 26, 2022

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin plan to study how technology and digital media (TDM) influence health behaviors and wellbeing in adolescents, with an emphasis on both positive and negative impacts of social media.

The Daily Cardinal

October 13, 2022

[Dr. Chris] Cascio, along with Dr. Megan Moreno and Dr. Ellen Selkie, professors of pediatrics in the UW School of Medicine and Public Health, have been backed by a new five-year, $7.5 million research grant to navigate how the complex world of social media impacts adolescence.