Internet & TechJuly 30, 2013

Few students likely to use print books for research

Only 12% of teachers say their students are “very likely” to use printed books in a research assignment.

Pew Research CenterJune 25, 2013

’Digital Natives’ Still Bound to Print

Even in an age of increasing digital resources, younger Americans are more likely than older Americans to use and appreciate libraries as physical spaces – places to study for class, go online, or just hang out.

Pew Research CenterJune 20, 2013

Family Caregivers Wired for Health

Four-in-ten adults in the U.S. are caring for an adult or child with significant health issues, up from 30% in 2010, and many navigate health care with the help of technology.

Pew Research CenterFebruary 12, 2013

Infographic: The Internet and Health

An infographic summing up key findings from the Internet and health report.

Pew Research CenterJanuary 31, 2013

Mobile Phones Assist More Holiday Shoppers In Stores

Nearly six in ten cell owners used their phone inside a physical store for assistance or guidance on a purchasing decision this holiday season.

Pew Research CenterJanuary 15, 2013

One-in-Three Turn to Internet for Medical Self-Diagnosis

Many have now added the internet to their personal health toolbox, helping themselves and their loved ones better understand what might be ailing them.

Pew Research CenterNovember 8, 2012

Mobile Health Finds Its Market In Smartphone Owners

Over half of smartphone owners gather health information on their phones, compared with 6% of non-smartphone owners.

Pew Research CenterNovember 1, 2012

How Teens Research In the Digital Age

Teachers participating in a Pew Internet study say the impact of today’s digital environment on their students’ research habits and skills is mostly positive, but not without drawbacks.

Pew Research CenterJuly 12, 2012

Family Caregivers Turn to Internet for Information and Guidance

Fully 30 percent of U.S. adults help a loved one with personal needs, manage finances or arrange for outside care for another adult or child with a disability. Of this group, 88% use the internet to find health information.

Pew Research CenterMay 30, 2012

Networked: The New Social Operating System

In their new book, “Networked,” Lee Rainie, director of the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, and Barry Wellman show how the large, loosely knit social circles of networked individuals expand opportunities for learning, problem solving, decision making and personal interaction.