Disrupted childhood: the cost of persuasive design

Beeban Kidron, Alexandra Evans, Jenny Afia, Joanna R. Adler, Henrietta Bowden-Jones, Liam Hackett, Anisha Juj, Andrew K. Przybylski, Anghrarad Rudkin, Young Scot

Research output: Working paper


The Disrupted Childhood Report, published by 5Rights Foundation, explains how persuasive design strategies, deployed to maximise the collection of personal data, impact on children’s social, mental and physical development. It questions the legitimacy of commoditising childhood and sets out a series of practical and immediately applicable recommendations for the tech sector, Government, parents and investors.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages48
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2018


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