Simplified: Dopamine & Melatonin
We are just now starting to uncover the negative effects of screen time and increased digital use. We can compare this to how popular cigarettes were in the 1950's where there was little evidence of any negative side-effects related to this lifestyle choice. Even when we hear or comment on …
My 16-year-old niece (who was ten at the time) inspired me to think about digital behavior. Specifically how technology may be affecting the youth's development. I had the opportunity to get to know her more when we both lived in Washington D.C. During our interactions, whether it was in family …
Attachment Theory + Digital Behavior
Insecurely attached individuals are more likely to gravitate toward compulsive digital behaviors, including pathological internet use, technology addiction, and often develop unhealthy or codependent connections in adulthood.
Four Digital Concerns of Our Generation
In his book, Limitless, author Jim Kwik, talks about what he calls “the four digital supervillains” of our generation. I really enjoyed reading these because it took the grander concept of “tech is bad for you” into four consumable whys. I’ve summarized them below and paired them with a few …