Glow Kids

Glow Kids

How Screen Addiction Is Hijacking Our Kids--and How to Break the Trance

Book - 2016
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Argues that technology has negatively affected the brains of today's children, linking screen tech to a range of disorders while making recommendations for minimizing technology use.
Publisher: New York :, St. Martin's Press,, 2016
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781250097996
1250097991
Branch Call Number: 616.8584 K145g 2016
Characteristics: viii, 278 pages ; 25 cm

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Jan 04, 2017

Must read for parents and educators!

AL_SARAH Sep 29, 2016

A fantastic analysis of the effects of screens-- particularly videogames and social media--on the human brain. The book primarily focuses on children, but also underscores the implications of too much screen time when those children transition into adulthood. A great book to read if one is curious as to why so many kids in this day and age are glued to their phones. One criticism is that it did not include much positive research regarding technology; therefore, I felt a sense of dread about the current situation in the world. However, the author did suggest good methods of decreasing a child's dependence on screen-viewing.

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