Health and Wellness

What are the greatest benefits technology can provide to our health and wellness? What are some of the greatest risks technology can provide to our health and wellness? Is it inevitable that our health and wellness will be impacted by technology?
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An increasing focus today on returning to more personal, face-to-face communication.

If This Video Doesn’t Convince You To Put Down Your Phone, Nothing Probably Will

This Video Asks An Important Question: Can We Auto-Correct Humanity?

"How Does Multitasking Change the Way Kids Learn?"  Multitasking and distraction are now pretty well studied phenomenon.  What impact do they have?  How can you manage that impact?

"How Does Multitasking Change the Way Kids Learn?" Multitasking and distraction are now pretty well studied phenomenon. What impact do they have? How can you manage that impact?

"Bored? Good, You'll Be More Creative" How downtime fuels our successes and creativity.  Would Steve Jobs have created Apple if he was hooked on Candy Crush?  Would Edison have created the light bulb if he'd been trolling around on Facebook?

Bored? Good, You'll Be More Creative

Nobody likes boredom, yet research has shown that restless, wandering minds are capable of greater creativity than those bombarded by data and enmeshed in multitasking.

"Consequences: Assembly for 11 16 year olds - YouTube"  Do you really know what information is available about you online?

CEOP 'Consequences' - This is an assembly from CEOPs Thinkuknow education programme that enables young people to recognise what constitutes personal information.

#tablessthursday  This guy invented it.  Multitasking is not helping you.  Really.  "Trying to do too many internet things at once makes it hard to get anything done at all."

Single-Tasking is the NEW Multitasking. Trying to do too many internet things at once makes it hard to get anything done at all.

View of a 14 year old girl's cell phone use?  Is this accurate?

This Teen Girl Is A Social Network's Worst Nightmare -- And Best Hope

View of a 14 year old girl's cell phone use? Is this accurate?-would make for a good class survey to conduct to peers to see the results for their school.

New study shows that violent video games decrease a teen's ability to develop empathy.

Violent video games 'weaken morality'

Violent video games leave teens 'morally immature' - BBC News

American Girls

Teen Girls And Social Media: A Story Of 'Secret Lives' And Misogyny

American girls : social media and the secret lives of teenagers / Nancy Jo Sales. Explores the changes in the way teenage girls are growing up in America, discussing the new norms, from extreme behaviors to lack of basic communication skills.

"Should Kids Have Cellphones?"  Comedian Louis CK thinks cell phones have some damaging power over both adults and kids.  Compare his perspective here with the article titled "Louis C.K. Is Wrong About Cellphones".

Should Kids Have Cell Phones?

"Should Kids Have Cellphones?" Comedian Louis CK thinks cell phones have some damaging power over both adults and kids. Compare his perspective here with the article titled "Louis C. Is Wrong About Cellphones".

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