The British Academy 10-Minute Talks: Parenting for a digital future

27 May 2020, 13:00 - 13:30

The British Academy on YouTube

The world’s leading professors explain the latest thinking in the humanities and social sciences in just 10 minutes.

Reflecting on years spent talking to parents, teachers and children about the influx of digital technologies in their lives, Sonia Livingstone will dispel some popular myths about screen time along with other techno-hype and fear-mongering, and offer some evidence-based suggestions to help maximise digital opportunities for children and minimise the risks.

Speaker: Professor Sonia Livingstone FBA, Professor of Social Psychology, Department of Media and Communications, LSE

10-Minute Talk: Parenting for a digital future

10-Minute Talks are a new series of pre-recorded talks from Fellows of the British Academy screened each Wednesday, 13:00-13:10, on YouTube. Our speakers will type responses to a selection of audience questions in the YouTube comments section between 13:10 and 13:30 on the day of their talk (questions can be added to the YouTube comments section or sent to the British Academy via email).

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