Why do we constantly feel the need to "check in" with social media? Our study finds that people use technology for a variety of reasons, ranging from anxiety to pleasure. Read More
I look at the impact of technology and media on children, teens and adults in all arenas including the home, school, the workplace and leisure time activities. My newest book, iDisorder: Understanding Our Obsession With Technology and Overcoming its Hold on Us, came out on March 27, 2012 and discusses how technology is making us all exhibit signs and symptoms of psychiatric disorders such as OCD, narcissism, voyeurism, and depression. It is full of strategies for resetting your brain and avoiding an iDisorder.