The project, funded by the National Science Foundation (Human and Social Dynamics, # 0527064), is designed to examine the nature and extent of children’s use of Information Technology (IT), and how using IT effects children’s cognitive, social, psychological and moral development. Specifically, the project examines whether using IT, particularly the Internet and video games, influences children’s cognitive outcomes (e.g., visual skills, GPA, scores on standardized achievement test), social interactions (e.g., relationships with friends and family), psychological well-being (e.g., self-esteem, self-concept) and moral development (e.g., reasoning about “right and wrong” in both the virtual and “real” physical world).