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Is two hours of screen time really too much for kids?

Is two hours of screen time really too much for kids?

Joanne Orlando, Western Sydney University One of the most frustrating issues modern parents face is how to manage children’s screen time. Official guidelines say kids aged five to 18…

Internet Addiction Ups Risks Of Other Mental Health Problems

Internet Addiction Ups Risks Of Other Mental Health Problems

Internet Addiction Ups Risks Of Other Mental Health Problems By Chiara Barnaba In in a recent article by The Tech Times, our generations addiction to technology and the internet can…

We don’t need digital detox, but there is a need to rethink our relationship with technology

We don’t need digital detox, but there is a need to rethink our relationship with technology

Natasha Mauthner, University of Aberdeen We all know the scare stories. Growing numbers of people are becoming addicted to the internet and constantly checking their digital gadgets. They are steadily…

Why the Internet isn’t making us smarter – and how to fight back

Why the Internet isn’t making us smarter – and how to fight back

David Dunning, University of Michigan In the hours since I first sat down to write this piece, my laptop tells me the National Basketball Association has had to deny that…

Is nicotine really as safe as e-cigarette supporters make out?

Is nicotine really as safe as e-cigarette supporters make out?

Simon Chapman, University of Sydney A core platform of the massive promotion of e-cigarettes has been the argument that because these products involve no combustion but only vaporization, they…

Psychological tips for resisting the Internet’s grip

Psychological tips for resisting the Internet’s grip

Elliot Berkman, University of Oregon “22 of the Cutest Baby Animals,” the headline said. “You won’t believe number 11!” Despite an impending deadline – not to mention my skepticism (how…

Do mobile phones give you brain cancer?

Do mobile phones give you brain cancer?

Dariusz Leszczynski, University of Helsinki It is a question any mobile phone user would be keen to have answered – and science does offer some clues. In 2011, for example, the…

Stay Clean, Miracles Happen

Stay Clean, Miracles Happen

This young man is an amazing example of the promises and living proof that together we can harness hope, love each other, and witness God’s blessings. Stay Clean…

The talking dead: how personality drives smartphone addiction

The talking dead: how personality drives smartphone addiction

James A. Roberts, Baylor University How many times a day do you check your smartphone? According to a recent survey, the typical American checks once every six-and-a-half…

The next wearable technology could be your skin

The next wearable technology could be your skin

Luca Santarelli, UCL Technology can be awkward. Our pockets are weighed down with ever-larger smartphones that are a pain to pull out when we’re in a rush. And…