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Changes to the importance of work and leisure

We dug into the survey data to see if the Great Recession had any impact on how people in the U.S. value work and leisure. Continue reading

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Smartphones are sucking the fun out of leisure time

Now along comes research that indicates a new type of disruption – that the use of digital technology, and more specifically the smartphone, is actually decreasing the fun many people have during the leisure time . . . Continue reading

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The migration of the meaning of Place

Now the physicality of place is no longer its sole meaning. The definition of place has changed due to the Internet and mobile devices, especially the smartphone. Continue reading

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New research shows out-of-home entertainment & arts participation on the decline

Our analysis of the American Time Use Survey data shows a long-term trend of declining participation in out-of-home entertainment and the arts, but it is not an across-the-board trend. Continue reading

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American’s Favorite Leisure Activities

Here’s the favorite leisure activities of American Millennials and Gen-Xs. If we exclude reading, although today much of it takes place on a tablet screen, four of the most popular five leisure activities for both Millennials and Gen X take place on a screen. Continue reading

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Infographic on how Americans spend their leisure time on weekends and holidays

As part of our company’s continuing analysis on how Americans spend their leisure time, we produced this infographic. Continue reading

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