Thursday, October 15, 2009

We can't live without the Internet, say 75% of UK youths...

Young people have evolved to communicate in more advanced ways than older generations, living 'hybrid lives' where the internet plays a critical role, says a new report launched at the House of Commons today (October 14, 2009).

The report Life Support: Young people's needs in a digital age looks at how digital communications have impacted on the psychological and neurological behaviour of young people - and the challenge this poses for agencies and organisations who aim to support them.
Undertaken by Professor Michael Hulme of the Institute for Advanced Studies, Lancaster University, and commissioned by charity YouthNet, the report draws together literature and new research conducted with 994 young people aged 16 to 24 (funded by Nominet Trust). It found that of the young people surveyed: Full story...

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