Dell Medical School
Your Brain on Social Media
Learn how screen time and social media can impact your brain
Age group: Middle/Junior High School, High School
Spending more time than ever in front of a screen? For many teens, social media and smartphones have become a lifeline during the COVID19 pandemic. Learn how screen time and social media can impact your brain. Dell Med students Anne Nguyen, Ananya Roy, and Karina Albab created a short video that discusses the positive and negative mental health outcomes of social media use. The video also provides some helpful strategies to maximize the benefits of social media and the internet while mitigating the risks. Don’t forget to check out the resources to explore your digital footprint and test your current social media usage!