While researching digital disconnection and the impact of smartphones, we encountered numerous articles, studies, and news stories.
This curated collection offers information on both the challenges and benefits of making a change.
Tech Titans Dish Advice About
Your phone is training you to be its servant.
Here’s how to fight back.
destroyed a generation?
More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis.
5 Ways to Counteract Your
We are living in an era of technology obsession and smartphone addiction.
The Incredible Brain Benefits of Silence
Scientists were shocked to discover the outsize impact of silence on the brain. You will be too.
EVEN TEENS WORRY THAT TEENS ARE ADDICTED TO THEIR PHONES
American teenagers have a complicated and sometimes contradictory relationship with their smartphones—just like the rest of us.
France Takes On Cellphone Addiction With a Ban in Schools
‘Children don’t have the maturity’ for smartphones, a French mother says. ‘Some adults don’t either.’
Tristan harris | Ted april 2017
A handful of people working at a handful of people working at a handful of tech companies steer the thoughts of billions.
Screens are killing your eyeballs,
and now we know how
The "blue screen of death" is taking on a whole new meaning. Screens are killing your eyeballs.
Phone Addiction Is Real -- And So Are Its Mental Health Risks
A lot of us must be wondering if we're hooked on our tech
Smartphones and tablets are causing mental health problems in children
Just an hour a day looking at a device's screen could damage mental health.
Phones, tablets, and impact on kids
60 Minutes has been asking: What impact do mobile devices have on the brain? The most recent report goes inside a groundbreaking study of young minds
Deactivating Facebook leaves people less informed but happier, study finds
Around the world, more than 2.3 billion people are on Facebook, actively communicating and posting and consuming on the platform.
THE WIRED GUIDE TO INTERNET ADDICTION
Everything you ever wanted to know about screen time, likes, and pull-to-refresh.
Are Digital Devices Altering
Some say our gadgets and computers can help improve intelligence. Others say they make us stupid and violent.
7 Scary Things You Never Knew About Cell Phone Addiction
Yes, it's real. And it's worse than you think.
Cell phones ARE linked to cancer, landmark study finds
Results show 'clear evidence' of tumor growth after repeated exposure to radiation.
Staring into Rectangles
If a spaceship filled with advanced alien life forms ever covertly visited Earth in order to study humankind, they would immediately take note of our obsession with rectangles.
Are you looking at your screen too often? Here's how to declutter your digital life
In Marie Kondo's books and Netflix show about tidying up, she encourages people to discard items that don't "spark joy" to remove physical clutter from their lives. Now, imagine doing that with your digital use – and holding on to your books.
I went through a week-long ‘phone cleanse.’ It was harder than I thought.
Trying to cut back on your phone use can be really, really hard.
It’s not you. Phones are designed to be addicting.
The three design elements that make smartphones so hard to put down.
A Dark Consensus About Screens and Kids Begins to Emerge in Silicon Valley
“I am convinced the devil lives in our phones.”
Doctors Are Now Prescribing Time in Nature and Visits to Art Museums
New programs in Canada and the U.K. aim
to heal with art and nature.
Arianna Huffington on the next big thing in tech:
Disconnecting from it.