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The Changing Brain in the Age of Technology

by: Madhu on 07/09/2016
Posted in: Education , Parenting

Concerned about the effect digital devices have on your kids? Unsettled by the way you can’t put your smartphone down? Dr. Mari Swingle’s extraordinary book i-Minds:  How Cell Phones, Computers, Gaming, and Social Media are Changing our Brains, our Behavior, and the Evolution of our Species explores the effects of i-addiction, its role in …

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Unplug and Read About the Future of Technology and Our Minds

by: Kiana on 07/02/2016
Posted in: Education , Events , Health , Parenting

“Cell phones, PCs, and the Internet are now completely integrated in global culture, i-culture: welcomed by most, resisted by some, the impact apparent for all. (iMinds, Introduction, page xi)

 

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How Do We Get Kids Outside?

by: EJ on 06/15/2016

School is just about done and summer is right around the corner.  Parents and kids alike are excited by the long warm summer days.  Parents, you might have fond memories of having the whole summer off: trips to the park; playing in the yard with friends; beach days; swimming in the lake; living mostly outside, nothing terribly organized. 

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Are you Addicted to your Device?

by: EJ on 06/08/2016
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Finding Balance in a Wired World

by: Sara on 02/03/2015

Today's blog post is from the introduction of Christina Crooks new book, The Joy of Missing Out, Finding Balance in a Wired World. In it she takes us through a day of a forced digital detox due to a power outage and the simple pleasures that followed. Christina has a few upcoming book launches where letter writing tables will be set up and …

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