October 2022

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  • The 1 Simple Thing You Can Do To Cut Down On Your Teen’s Phone Use

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    Marie Holmes

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    HuffPost

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    The founder of the Digital Wellness Lab, Dr. Michael Rich, discusses savvy ways to limit kids’ screen use, emphasizing the importance of adult modeling of healthy habits.

    Get the whole story at HuffPost.

  • Cultivating Citizenship Through Digital Connections at SXSW 2024

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    Michael Preston, moderator

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    The Joan Ganz Cooney Center on YouTube

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    Dr. Michael Rich, director of the Digital Wellness Lab, takes part in a panel at SXSW on developing prosocial behaviors in digital interactions.

    Get the whole story at The Joan Ganz Cooney Center on YouTube.

  • Your Kid May Already Be Watching AI-Generated Videos on YouTube

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    Kate Knibbs

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    Wired

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    Digital Wellness Lab Research Director David Bickham comments on the potential innovations from and pitfalls of using new AI tools in the creation of children’s media.

    Get the whole story at Wired.

  • Fallout from British royal family photo altered by Princess Kate

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    Jessica Brown

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    WCVB Boston on YouTube

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    The Digital Wellness Lab’s Dr. David Bickham comments on how normal it is to curate and alter photos of oneself online and advises on how to talk with children about online imagery.

    Get the whole story at WCVB Boston on YouTube.

  • Greater Boston: March 7, 2024

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    Craig LeMoult

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    GBH

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    The Digital Wellness Lab’s Dr. Michael Rich, interviewed parenting in a digital age, cautions against being driven by fear of technology and goes through some of the 5 M’s of Digital Wellness.

    Get the whole story at GBH.

  • Toddler Girl Has No Idea Her Uncle Is an Actual Wiggle

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    Jacqueline Burt Cote

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    wehavekids.com

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    Dr. Michel Rich‘s advice that children can connect more with audio than visual cues when very young is cited.

    Get the whole story at wehavekids.com.

  • AI will be essential in education — but do kids know how to use it?

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    Savannah Fortis

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    Cointelegraph

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    Children & Artificial Intelligence, a recent research brief from the Digital Wellness Lab, is cited in discussing how children can form emotional attachments with voice assistants.

    Get the whole story at Cointelegraph.

  • Beyond parental controls: Unlocking healthy screen time habits for children

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    Adrienne Stein

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    WGME

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    The Digital Wellness Lab’s Dr. Michael Rich goes in depth on developing healthy screen and media habits with kids.

    Get the whole story at WGME.

  • Gaming, Social Media and Information Bingeing: Guiding Kids on Devices with Dr. Michael Rich

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    Dr. Aliza Pressman

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    the Raising Good Humans podcast

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    Digital Wellness Lab founder Dr. Michael Rich shares a wealth of useful advice on strategies and best practices for building healthy relationships between kids and technology.

    Get the whole story at the Raising Good Humans podcast.

  • We’re Running a Risky Cognitive Experiment on Our Own Kids

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    Monica Vilhauer

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    Psychology Today

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    Dr. Michael Rich argues for the value of diverse experiences for developing young minds.

    Get the whole story at Psychology Today.

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