Jean Twenge, Professor of Psychology at San Diego State
University discusses her research on the links between heavy social
media and screen use and increased levels of depression and anxiety
among young people in the US and the UK.
Listen to ICLS Director Yvonne Kelly discuss her research on
the links between social media and young people's mental health
with Shirley Cramer, CEO of the Royal Society for Public
About the Podcast
A podcast from the ESRC International Centre for Lifecourse Studies at University College London looking at how life gets under our skin and how our physical and mental health interact with and are affected by our social and economic circumstances and environment. Short interviews with researchers about their findings and their implications for policy and society. Details of all the research discussed can be found in the Publications section of the ICLS website.