Report | Mar 14, 2013
Modern Parenthood

The way mothers and fathers spend their time has changed dramatically in the past half century. Dads are doing more housework and child care; moms more paid work outside the home. Neither has overtaken the other in their “traditional” realms, but their roles are converging, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of long-term […]

Report | Feb 21, 2013
Young Adults After the Recession: Fewer Homes, Fewer Cars, Less Debt

After running up record debt-to-income ratios during the bubble economy of the 2000s, young adults shed substantially more debt than older adults did during the Great Recession and its immediate aftermath—mainly by virtue of owning fewer houses and cars, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of Federal Reserve Board and other government data. […]

Report | Feb 12, 2013
The Internet and Health

An infographic summing up key findings from Internet and health reports.

Report | Feb 5, 2013
Q & A: Facebook ’Breaks’ and User Behavior

Our new report, "Coming and Going on Facebook," explores the phenomenon of people taking breaks from the sites and their reasons. On Feb. 5, 2013, Pew Research's Aaron Smith answered questions about the report on Facebook.

Report | Feb 5, 2013
Coming and Going on Facebook

61% of Facebook users have taken a voluntary break from using the site at one time or another and 27% plan to spend less time on the site this coming year. Even so, two-thirds of online adults are now Facebook users.

Report | Jan 28, 2013
Tracking for Health

69% of U.S. adults track a health indicator like weight, diet, exercise routine, or symptom. Of those, half track in their heads, one-third keep notes on paper, and one in five use technology to keep tabs on their health status.

Presentation | Jan 25, 2013
A Conversation with Susannah Fox

Stanford Medicine X is a catalyst for new ideas about the future of medicine and emerging technologies. Stanford Medical Student Joyce Ho interviews Susannah Fox about her upcoming report, “Tracking for Health.”

Report | Nov 30, 2012
The Best (and Worst) of Mobile Connectivity

Mobile phone owners like the convenience and ease of connectivity, but rue that they can be interrupted more easily, have to pay the bills, and face bad connections.

Report | Oct 29, 2012
The e is for engagement

What if we redefined the Quantified Self movement to include everyone who keeps a pair of "skinny jeans" in their closet? Themes from two recent speeches by Susannah Fox.

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