During this presentation from the 2021 Wellesley College Ruhlman Conference, Senior Research Scientist Linda Charmaraman, Ph.D., moderated a panel with five students who worked in the Youth, Media & Wellbeing Research Lab. The students gave three presentations about ongoing studies, followed by a question and answer session with the audience. The first presentation shared findings from a study on self-care and wellbeing on social media for adolescents of color. The second presentation covered middle school YouTube use and implications for parental monitoring and mental health. The third presentation explored social isolation and self-expression online for LGBTQ+ youth
Jump to these timestamps in the video above to hear a specific presentation:
00:00 - Tulani Reeves-Miller '21 and Teresa Xiao, '22 on Self-care and Wellbeing on Social Media for Adolescents of Color.
16:26 - Gillian Sjoblom '23 and Ramona Smucker '21 on YouTube in Middle School: Implications for Parental Monitoring and Mental Health.
35:58 - Rachel Hodes ’21 on Social Isolation and Self-Expression Online for LGBTQ+ Youth.
50:12 - Audience Q&A
May 20, 2021