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It takes a village: Uncovering the opportunities and challenges of adolescents' digital worlds

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Psychology Colloquium with Linda Charmaraman, PhD, Wellesley Centers for Women

Schedule of Events

11:45 - buffet reception
12:15-1:30 - Talk

Dr. Charmaraman’s work explores positive youth media, identity development, and digital citizenship.

Her talk will address:

  • How social media is used in risky and resilient ways during adolescence
  • Relationships with wellbeing and mental health particularly for vulnerable groups
  • Workshops for middle school students that promote purposeful identity and agency exploration on social media
  • The importance of the “village” of stakeholders to promote positive social media use in our youth – from peer to parent to policymaker

Open to all, bring your students!

Sponsored by: Psychology Department, Psi Chi Psychology Honors Society, SSU Psychology Club

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When 1:30pm
Ellison Campus Center, North Campus
1 Meier Drive, Salem, MA 01970
Veterans Hall

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