“Digital Media and the Dyad”
Plenary Lecture, TUE MAY 29, 09:15-10:45
One of the plenaries will be given by Dr Jenny Radesky of a currently very interesting topic with the title: “Digital Media and the Dyad”. Dr Radesky and her research team has been studying digital media use of both young children and their parents in various ways in different situations and reported quite intriguing findings.
Dr. Radesky is an Assistant Professor in Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics at the University of Michigan Medical School. She received her M.D. from Harvard Medical School, trained in pediatrics at Seattle Children’s Hospital, and completed fellowship training in developmental behavioral pediatrics at Boston Medical Center. Her research interests include use of mobile technology by parents and young children and how this relates to child self-regulation, parent mental health, and parent-child interaction. Clinically, her work focuses on developmental and behavioral problems in low-income and underserved populations, family advocacy, parent-child relationship difficulties, and autism spectrum disorder. She was lead author of the 2016 American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement on digital media use in early childhood.