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Please, No Distractions

Are you a slave to distracting clicks, tweets, and pings? The idea of walking away from our devices sounds divine, but we are loathed to actually do that. A study in PLOS One shows that young people use their devices twice as much as they estimate. Twice as much. Here’s how to disconnect.
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Mom and Dad, Pay Attention

By Dona Matthews Ph.D.

Parents on devices distress children and reduce their resilience.
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Put the Phone Down

By David Greenfield PhD, MS

Why the Internet, smartphones, and digital technology are so appealing.
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The Digital Detox

By Goali Saedi Bocci Ph.D.

Detox, de-stress, distract, discover, and repeat.
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Distracted at the Wheel

By Romeo Vitelli Ph.D.

Are young drivers more likely to get into accidents caused by cellphone use?