According to a new study, teenagers who log at least five hours a day online are one-and-a-half times more likely to become depressed than those who use the web moderately, reports the New York Daily News. Young people who spend excessive amounts of time surfing the web grew agitated when not in front of the screen and had a decreased interest in social interaction, according to study co-author Lawrence Lam of the School of Medicine at the University of Notre Dame in Sydney. "Some [teens] spend more than 10 hours a day, they are really problematic users and they show...

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Denny Carter

Dennis has covered higher education technology since April 2008, having interviewed some of the most recognized IT pros in U.S. colleges and universities. He is always updating eCampus News with the latest in pressing ed-tech issues, such as the growing i