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Martin Burrett

Oldest in class do better, even into university, study finds - 21 views

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    "It's been known for years that the oldest children in class perform better in school than their youngest classmates. But according to a new study co-authored by University of Toronto Scarborough economist Elizabeth Dhuey, that gap can persist, with older children more likely to attend post-secondary school and graduate from an elite university."
Randolph Hollingsworth

How Does Age Affect Web Use? - 32 views

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    Younger generation's use of mobile devices changes access to internet info drastically - see SiteJabber's cool infographics from the Pew Internet report on Generations 2010 http://pewinternet.org/Infographics/2010/Generations-2010-Summary.aspx
Ed Webb

Pew Internet & American Life Project - 0 views

  • Over half of the adult internet population is between 18 and 44 years old. But larger percentages of older generations are online now than in the past, and they are doing more activities online, according to surveys taken from 2006-2008.

    Contrary to the image of Generation Y as the "Net Generation," internet users in their 20s do not dominate every aspect of online life. Generation X is the most likely group to bank, shop, and look for health information online. Boomers are just as likely as Generation Y to make travel reservations online. And even Silent Generation internet users are competitive when it comes to email (although teens might point out that this is proof that email is for old people).

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