Does Digital Multitasking Limit Social Skills?

Tween Computer Use
Tween Computer Use
Tween Computer Use

A Stanford University study found that tween girls that multitask between digital devices are more likely to develop social problems. American girls between the ages of 8 and 12 who spend most of their time between social networking, video watching and text messaging are least likely to develop normal social tendencies. Read the full article at

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit


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