Posts tagged Digital Addiction
What is Digital Wellness & Why Should We Care?

Thrive Global

By Jason M. Kingdon

It’s time to shut down all your phones and electronic gadgets. The thought of having to do this would most likely cause a mix of strong emotions in many people today. Today’s generation have become too dependent on all digital devices, from their smartphones to their laptops and gaming consoles. This brought the attention of mental health experts to the concept of digital health and wellness.

The case against screens in schools

New York Post

By Dr. Nicholas Kardaras

As for the notion that a screen device somehow leads to better educational outcomes, there has been a growing mountain of research indicating just the opposite. For example:

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said in a 2015 report that heavy users of computers in the classroom “do a lot worse in most learning outcomes.”

What Really Happens To Your Brain And Body During A Digital Detox

Fast Company

By Elizabeth Segran

We feel guilty that we’re constantly plugged in.

We sense that our smartphones are making us less focused, that constantly checking our email and Twitter is making us less productive, and more disconnected from our real lives. But what do we really knowabout how our devices are affecting us? We have plenty of anecdotes, but the science of how always-on technology impacts human behavior is still in its infancy.