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.
Psychology Today Blog Posts
Since 2010 I have been writing an invited blog for Psychology Today, a well respected monthly magazine for psychologists and the general public.
How to stay healthy amidst 24/7/365 technology inundation
When we view the world through a lens, are we missing out on the complete sensory experience?
Have you ever felt your pocket “vibrate” and when you checked your phone there was no message? You may suffer from “phantom pocket vibration syndrome.”
Do you suffer from FoMO, or Fear of Missing Out? Only your Facebook friends know for sure!
We must learn how to focus … at least for short bursts of time.
We are constantly inundated by technology mostly from our wireless mobile devices. How are we doing in our fight to overcome our new WMDs: Weapons of Mass Distraction?
Being liked on Facebook has a bigger meaning
Words With Friends and other “stupid games” are calling to us: Play me, play me, play me!
We may be more distracted from inside our brains than from outside our bodies.