Pandemic myths are all over social media—and they’re dangerous for kids
The Digital Wellness Lab’s Dr. Michael Rich explains the importance of teaching developing young minds how to discern good information from misinformation.Get the whole story at National Geographic.
Social Media Addiction: Facebook Whistleblower Urges Congress to Act
The Digital Wellness Lab’s Dr. Michael Rich explains the motivations of youth with social media and the differences between problematic social media use and chemical addictions.Get the whole story at NBC Boston.
Turning Points in a Digital Age
The Digital Wellness Lab’s Dr. Michael Rich, in episode 3, gives advice on mindful digital media use.Get the whole story at Boston Globe.
“Abstinence from Screens”: How to Curb the Excessive Use of Electronics by Children in the Pandemic
The Digital Wellness Lab’s Dr. David Bickham explains the importance of understanding how screen media are used and whether they have any negative effects on a child’s life. (English translation)Get the whole story at Época Negócios.