Social Media, Violent Imagery, and Kids
Dr. John Constantino on how the digital age can reinforce troubling thoughts behaviors.
Dr. John Constantino of Washington University describes how young people who are preoccupied with violence or have distorted opinions of themselves or others can be negatively impacted by the access to information and communication the digital age provides. Does this technology cause social withdrawal and violent fantasies? No, he says. But it certainly doesn’t help kids at risk.