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Ep 102: Is Your Teen’s Tech Use Healthy, Junky, or Toxic?

Ep 102: Is Your Teen’s Tech Use Healthy, Junky, or Toxic?

Update: 2020-09-061
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Technology is not going away, but it can feel like our teens have been looking at a screen for half their lives. With so many new distracting gadgets and apps, it’s often overwhelming to monitor our teen’s usage--not to mention try to keep an eye on our own! 
It’s important to make sure teens gain an understanding of how tech and apps work. They will likely have to use various softwares and apps when they join the workforce, and they need to know how to adapt to new tech. But striking a balance between the good tech and the bad tech is tricky. 
This week, Dr. Shimi Kang, author of The Tech Solution: Creating Healthy Habits for Kids Growing Up in a Digital World and addiction psychiatrist, clues me in on how different types of tech are hurting and helping teen’s developing brains--and what to do if you’ve already tried and failed to pry a phone from your screen-addicted teen...

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Ep 102: Is Your Teen’s Tech Use Healthy, Junky, or Toxic?

Ep 102: Is Your Teen’s Tech Use Healthy, Junky, or Toxic?

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