PresentationsNovember 2, 2008

Teens, Video Games and Civics: What the Research is Telling Us

In this presentation, Amanda discusses the Teens, Video Games and Civics report in-depth. She covers the basic demographics of teen gamers and the game-playing habits of American youth, as well as the social nature of game play and the relationshi…

PresentationsOctober 27, 2008

Participatory Medicine: How User-Generated Media are Changing American Attitudes and Actions, Online and Off

The internet has changed people’s expectations of their relationship with health professionals. One possible next step is the concept of participatory medicine.

PresentationsAugust 22, 2008

User Behavior and the Climate for Innovation

Follow the link below to the text of John Horrigan’s keynote speech to the Progress & Freedom Foundation’s Aspen Summit. The Summit’s theme was “unlocking innovation” and the speech talks about what user behavior tells us about the current climat…

PresentationsJune 30, 2008

Teens, Online Stranger Contact & Cyberbullying: What the research is telling us

This presentation covers basic internet connectivity statistics before launching into a discussion of the major online safety issues. Broken down into issues of online contact vs online content, the talk shares data on online stranger contact, sex…

PresentationsJune 13, 2008

What has China’s earthquake done to its internet?

People say the Chinese internet is mostly an entertainment network. But looking at what happened online during the aftermath of the Sichuan earthquake reveals a Chinese internet with a depth and soul and much, much more.

PresentationsJune 10, 2008

Participatory Medicine at NIH

In this presentation, Mary Madden and Susannah Fox discuss the rise of participatory medicine within the context of key internet demographics and emerging online trends.

PresentationsJune 10, 2008

Online child safety and literacy

This presentation pulls together Pew Internet Project research about teenagers’ online activities, their behavior on social networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace, and their Web 2.0 content creation activities. It covers the threats posed b…

PresentationsApril 28, 2008

Science & Cyberspace: What User Behavior Means for Science Educators

This speech discusses the challenges and opportunities for the science community associated with more and more people turning to the internet for news and information about science.

PresentationsApril 25, 2008

Writing, Technology & Teens: The Findings of the Pew Internet Project and the National Commission on Writing

This presentation offers an overview of the findings and insights from the Writing, Technology and Teens report.

PresentationsApril 25, 2008

Teens, Online Stranger Contact & Harassment: What the data tell us

At the request of the Internet Safety Task Force, Amanda Lenhart presented the Pew Internet Project’s most recent data on online stranger contact, cyberbullying, the steps that teens take to ensure (or not) their online privacy and the ways in whi…