Creating and Keeping a Solid Foundation

by Julie Taylor | Screen Time Stories: Parenting Techniques for Raising Tech Natives podcast | June 9, 2022

The Digital Wellness Lab’s Dr. Michael Rich discusses the importance of family connection with kids in digital and offline spaces. Listen on Podbean, Apple Podcasts, or Google Podcasts.

Are video games to blame for gun violence?

by Jon Keller | WBZ-TV CBS Boston | June 7, 2022

The Digital Wellness Lab’s Dr. Michael Rich presents insights about desensitization to violence and about adults’ roles in helping kids handle violence and video games well.

Read the full article at WBZ-TV CBS Boston.

Digital Wellness with Dr Michael Rich

by Alyson Schafer | Parenting The Adlerian Way | March 28, 2022

The Digital Wellness Lab’s Dr. Michael Rich discusses parenting advice for a healthy digital upbringing and the resources available at the Digital Wellness Lab. They also discuss PIMU – “Problematic Interactive Media Usage” – and the underlying issues that correspond to its appearance in certain populations of children. Listen on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or […]

Are Screens Breaking Kids’ Brains?

by Nicole Edwards and Taylor Owen | Screen Time podcast | March 17, 2022

Is a rise in screen time changing the way children’s brains develop? Dr. Michael Rich, Director of the Boston Children’s Hospital Digital Wellness Lab, explains how the infant brain works and how it responds differently to online and offline activities. Pediatrician and clinical researcher Dr. John Hutton walks co-hosts Nicole Edwards and Taylor Owen through […]