Study Shows Parent’s Perception of Tech Platforms

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In the Kidscreen post “What we think we know about platforms”, Wendy Smolen interviews Co-CEO of PlayScience Dr. Alison Bryant about its recent study Parents and Platform Perceptions, a national survey that examined parent’s views on their children’s use of technology and media.  During this interview, Wendy and Alison share a few of the study highlights, which reveal that “parents have distinct and very different perceptions of mobile devices with potentially identical content” and they have “different tech attitudes based on their child’s gender.” After discussing these highlights, Alison gives predictions about the future of technology use at home based on data collected by PlayScience.

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