UncategorizedApril 23, 2013

Must-read: Adding up diagnosis errors

With diagnosis errors in the news, is it any wonder that 35% of U.S. adults go online to get a jump on it before they see a clinician?

UncategorizedApril 15, 2013

Never assume that what you are seeing or experiencing is everyone else’s reality

One of the recurring themes of my work is to remind people that today is just a moment in time, that things will change — that things have changed even if you personally can’t see it yet.

UncategorizedApril 8, 2013

Veteran Internet Use and Engagement With Health Information Online

New analysis compares veterans of the U.S. military with non-veterans, revealing differences in internet access and interest in certain health topics.

UncategorizedApril 3, 2013

The First Cell Phone Call: Excerpt from “Networked: The New Social Operating System”

Happy 40th anniversary to the mobile phone call.

UncategorizedMarch 29, 2013

Why Pew Internet does not regularly report statistics for Asian-Americans and their technology use

We hope this article sheds light on some of the challenges of reporting survey results from some populations.

UncategorizedMarch 20, 2013

Tracking for Health: Detailed Demographics

New demographic tables for the “Tracking for Health” study: who tracks what, how and how often, and what impact it has on their lives.

UncategorizedMarch 13, 2013

Teens and Technology 2013

Smartphone adoption among teens has increased substantially and mobile access to the internet is pervasive. One in four teens are “cell-mostly” internet users, who say they mostly go online using their phone.

UncategorizedMarch 11, 2013

Pew Internet Tip Sheets: Highlights of the Project’s Research

All of our topic-specific research “tip sheets” in one place.

UncategorizedFebruary 28, 2013

How Teachers Are Using Technology at Home and in Their Classrooms

A survey of teachers shows that digital tools are widely used in their classrooms and professional lives. Yet, many of these middle and high school teachers are hampered by disparities in student access to digital technologies.

UncategorizedFebruary 25, 2013

How many people use “ask a doctor” sites?

An estimate of how many people go online to seek a doctor’s opinion about something, such as on an “ask a doctor” site (hint: a fraction of a subgroup).