Irresistible Technology

Irresistible Technology

In his book “Irresistible: The Rise Of Addictive Technology And The Business Of Keeping Us Hooked, Adam Alter explains how we can mitigate their most damaging effects on our well-being and the health and happiness of our children. So many of today’s products are...
Brain Hacking

Brain Hacking

Welcome to the age of behavioral addiction – an age in which half the American population is addicted to at least one behavior. We obsess over our emails, Instagram likes and Facebook feeds; we binge on TV episodes and YouTube videos; we work longer hours each year;...
Screenagers (documentary)

Screenagers (documentary)

The film Screenagers was made by Delaney Ruston, a filmmaker and physician, as she takes a journey to examine the way devices, social media and other types of electronics are impacting young people. She uses her own experience with her children (12 and 14 yrs) as the...
New Territory

New Territory

We are in new territory. Computers, tablets and smartphones are here to stay. Considering all of the conflicting advice, will your teen turn out to be an internet-enhanced genius or a smartphone-addled addict? Or will such a distinction soon not exist anymore? David...