Screenagers reveals how tech time impacts kids’ development and offers solutions on how adults can empower kids to best navigate the digital world and find balance.
The Binge Breaker: Tristan Harris believes Silicon Valley is addicting us to our phones. He’s determined to make it stop.
Top 3 Killers
#1 Speeding is the biggest factor. Over 30% of accidents involve speeding.
#2 Driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs or medications. Over 10% of accidents involve these. The most common drugs are stimulants, that may make drivers more aggressive and reckless, then cannaboids, that may slow coordination, judgment, and reaction times.
#3 Distracted driving (8% of accidents), which involves the use of mobile phones, failure to keep in the proper lane or running off the road (7%), failure to yield the right of way (7%), and careless driving (6%).
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control Report on Distracted Driving and Drowsy Driving: Asleep at the Wheel
Why the modern world is bad for your brain
In an era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter, we’re all required to do several things at once. But this constant multitasking is taking its toll. Here neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin explains how our addiction to technology is making us less efficient
BrightBeat: Effortlessly Influencing Breathing for Cultivating Calmness and Focus. Technology that mimics breathing cycles while screen reading.
Automated Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire (AutoMEQ) Are you a morning person or evening person? Take the test.
Understand symptoms of addictive behavior related to your phone use and media consumption. Symptoms include:
- Frequent interactions with the addictive thing/substance/behavior
- Difficulty withdrawing
- Limited control of use
- Neglected or postponed activities
- Significant time or energy spent on the thing/behavior
- A desire to cut down on usage