For parents looking to catch up on what VR is and what it may mean for their families, the Deseret News spoke to experts to answer some questions surrounding this developing technology that is impressing those who try it.
It’s at times difficult to watch director Martin Scorsese’s “Silence,” yet activists about religious persecution hope Americans will watch — and realize that millions of Christians and religious minorities are still oppressed globally today.
For humans, gift-giving is a deeply personal, psychological experience where people try to find the exact object to communicate the exact right feeling. To get it wrong or to have a gift rejected is understandably hurtful.
Divided Americans need to burst the “filter bubble” — that is, the personalization of search results and media that can result in internet users having their worldview reinforced rather than challenged.
Already one of the largest information hubs in the world — an estimated 44 percent of Americans get their news on the site — Facebook now stands to become the most influential. If only so much of its information wasn’t fake.
Research shows creativity may be declining in American children, partially because they spend more time in front of screens. But experts say if used correctly, digital media can help kids develop their creativity.
Science tells us that reading to children from birth gives them the building blocks for healthy brain development and language skills, but the hidden power of storytime is what it can do to strengthen family relationships.
Political candidates touting media bias in a struggling campaign is nothing new. But Trump’s refrain of media “rigging” the election has taken on new menace and a growing number of Americans believe it.
For both parents and teachers trying to lift the U.S.’s dismal literacy rates, the “new literacy” is a delicate problem, requiring parents and schools to strike a perfect balance between time spent on a screen and time spent with printed
A growing number of young people, especially men, are becoming more invested in recreational pursuits to “escape” their traditional social behaviors, like being fathers or career-driven providers. Why?
In an age when any title can be downloaded in seconds, defining why bookstores and books still matter is difficult, but experts say that if bookstores became less common, so would ready access to a direct, palpable connection to human history.