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-====== Effect of Technology on Mental Health ====== 
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-===== Primer ===== 
-As we increase our use of phones and technology, the balance seems to be shifting from these being tools of productivity to us becoming slaves to machines. Here are a collection of articles that offer some food for thought about your ever-increasing use of technology. How does this affect our attention span? Our ability to think? What happens when children today are growing in a society where the use of screens and technology becomes saturated to the point the know nothing of a world that is offline? 
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-==News Articles== 
-  * [[https://​thewalrus.ca/​digital-distraction-is-bad-for-creativity/​|The Walrus: Digital Distraction Is Bad for Creativity]] 
-  * [[https://​www.nytimes.com/​2018/​07/​30/​smarter-living/​how-to-beat-fobo-from-the-expert-who-coined-it.html|How to Beat F.O.B.O. (The Fear of Better Options), From the Expert Who Coined It]] 
-  * [[https://​www.psychologytoday.com/​us/​blog/​mental-wealth/​201402/​gray-matters-too-much-screen-time-damages-the-brain|PsychologyToday - Gray Matters: Too Much Screen Time Damages the Brain]] 
-  * [[https://​blog.mozilla.org/​internetcitizen/​2018/​03/​20/​manoush-zomorodi-bored-brilliant/?​utm_source=www.mozilla.org&​utm_medium=referral&​utm_campaign=ih-content-hub|Manoush Zomorodi says it’s time to get bored]] 
-  * [[https://​www.theguardian.com/​technology/​2014/​jun/​29/​facebook-users-emotions-news-feeds|The Guardian: Facebook reveals news feed experiment to control emotions]] 
-  * [[http://​www.ctvnews.ca/​world/​don-t-tweet-every-thought-michelle-obama-tells-youths-1.3659122|CTV News: Don't tweet every thought, Michelle Obama tells youths]] 
-  * [[http://​www.cbc.ca/​radio/​whitecoat/​the-age-of-anxiety-1.4411000/​the-link-between-your-kid-s-smartphone-and-anxiety-1.4414123|CBC:​ The link between your kid's smartphone and anxiety]] 
-  * [[https://​www.nytimes.com/​2017/​11/​18/​opinion/​sunday/​internet-digital-technology-return-to-analog.html|NYT:​ Our Love Affair With Digital Is Over]] 
-  * [[https://​www.nytimes.com/​2017/​11/​24/​opinion/​sunday/​holidays-gifts-algorithms-online-dating.html|NYT:​ An Algorithm Isn’t Always the Answer]] 
-  * [[https://​www.washingtonpost.com/​opinions/​global-opinions/​maybe-the-ai-dystopia-is-already-here/​2017/​07/​28/​d0b4c8ae-7392-11e7-8f39-eeb7d3a2d304_story.html|Maybe the A.I. dystopia is already here]] 
-  * [[https://​www.nytimes.com/​2017/​11/​22/​business/​laptops-not-during-lecture-or-meeting.html|NYT:​Laptops Are Great. But Not During a Lecture or a Meeting.]] 
-  * [[https://​www.theatlantic.com/​magazine/​archive/​2016/​11/​the-binge-breaker/​501122/​|The Atlantic. "The Binge Breaker"​ (2016)]] - //Tristan Harris believes Silicon Valley is addicting us to our phones. He’s determined to make it stop.// 
-  * [[https://​www.wsj.com/​articles/​does-facebook-make-us-unhappy-and-unhealthy-1495729227|WSJ:​ Does Facebook Make Us Unhappy and Unhealthy?​]] ​ 
-  * [[https://​www.nytimes.com/​2017/​05/​06/​opinion/​sunday/​dont-let-facebook-make-you-miserable.html|NYT:​ Don’t Let Facebook Make You Miserable]] 
-  * [[https://​www.theguardian.com/​media/​2013/​apr/​12/​news-is-bad-rolf-dobelli|News is bad for you – and giving up reading it will make you happier (The Guardian, 2016)]] 
-  * [[http://​journals.sagepub.com/​doi/​full/​10.1177/​0956797616678438|A Large-Scale Test of the Goldilocks Hypothesis: Quantifying the Relations Between Digital-Screen Use and the Mental Well-Being of Adolescents]] 
-  * [[http://​www.camhblog.com/​2017/​02/​28/​keeping-tabs-on-your-technology-use/​|CAMH:​ Keeping Tabs On Technology Use]] 
-  * [[https://​www.amazon.com/​Irresistible-Addictive-Technology-Business-Keeping/​dp/​1594206643/​|Irresistible:​ The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked]] 
-  * [[https://​www.amazon.ca/​Glow-Kids-Addiction-Hijacking-Kids/​dp/​1250097991|Glow Kids: How Screen Addiction Is Hijacking Our Kids]] 
-  * [[http://​www.telegraph.co.uk/​travel/​news/​Man-glued-to-his-mobile-phone-misses-rare-humpback-whale-sighting/​|Telegraph:​ Man glued to his mobile phone misses rare humpback whale sighting]] 
-  * [[https://​well.blogs.nytimes.com/​2015/​07/​06/​screen-addiction-is-taking-a-toll-on-children/?​smid=tw-nytimes|Screen Addiction Is Taking a Toll on Children]] 
-  * [[http://​opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/​2015/​03/​24/​a-persian-in-therapy/#​more-156315|A Persian in Therapy (NYT)]] 
-  * [[https://​journal.thriveglobal.com/​how-technology-hijacks-peoples-minds-from-a-magician-and-google-s-design-ethicist-56d62ef5edf3|How Technology is Hijacking Your Mind — from a Magician and Google Design Ethicist]] 
-  * [[https://​www.nytimes.com/​2017/​03/​06/​science/​technology-addiction-irresistible-by-adam-alter.html|Why We Can’t Look Away From Our Screens]] 
-  * [[https://​www.nytimes.com/​2017/​11/​04/​business/​media/​youtube-kids-paw-patrol.html|NYT:​ On YouTube Kids, Startling Videos Slip Past Filters]] 
-  * [[https://​www.nytimes.com/​2015/​03/​08/​opinion/​sunday/​the-cost-of-paying-attention.html|The Cost of Paying Attention]] 
-  * [[https://​www.nytimes.com/​2015/​02/​15/​opinion/​sunday/​the-epidemic-of-facelessness.html?​WT.mc_id=D-NYT-MKTG-MOD-09862-02-28-PH&​WT.mc_ev=click&​WT.mc_c=|New York Times: The Epidemic Of Facelessness]] 
-  * [[http://​www.nytimes.com/​2015/​12/​13/​opinion/​sunday/​your-iphone-is-ruining-your-posture-and-your-mood.html?​_r=0|Your Phone Is Ruining Your Posture]] 
-  * [[http://​www.nytimes.com/​2015/​12/​06/​technology/​personaltech/​cant-put-down-your-device-thats-by-design.html|Can’t Put Down Your Device? That’s by Design]] 
-  * [[https://​www.nytimes.com/​2015/​11/​29/​opinion/​sunday/​addicted-to-distraction.html|Addicted To Distraction]] 
-  * [[https://​well.blogs.nytimes.com/​2015/​07/​06/​screen-addiction-is-taking-a-toll-on-children/​|Screen Addiction Is Taking a Toll on Children]] 
-  * [[https://​medium.com/​@cshirky/​why-i-just-asked-my-students-to-put-their-laptops-away-7f5f7c50f368#​.9v6uojeis| 
-Why I Just Asked My Students To Put Their Laptops Away]] 
-  * [[http://​thehipstereffect.com/​2012/​01/​16/​phone-addiction-comic-edition/​|Phone Addiction Comics]] 
-  * [[http://​nymag.com/​selectall/​2016/​09/​andrew-sullivan-technology-almost-killed-me.html|I Used to Be a Human Being]] 
-  * [[http://​www.timewellspent.io/​|Time Well Spent]] (Demanding a different future from the technology industry than maximizing screentime) 
-  * [[https://​www.theatlantic.com/​magazine/​archive/​2017/​09/​has-the-smartphone-destroyed-a-generation/​534198/​|The Atlantic: Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?​]] 
-  * [[http://​www.nytimes.com/​2013/​05/​05/​opinion/​sunday/​a-focus-on-distraction.html|NYT:​ Brain, Interrupted]] 
-  * [[http://​time.com/​4474496/​screens-schools-hoax/​|Screens In Schools Are a $60 Billion Hoax]] 
-  * [[https://​www.nytimes.com/​2017/​01/​09/​well/​live/​hooked-on-our-smartphones.html?​contentCollection=smarter-living&​_r=0|Hooked on Our Smartphones - The New York Times]] 
-  * [[https://​theideationproject.com/​pressing-pause-se01tr13/​|Pressing Pause]] 
-  * [[http://​mobile.nytimes.com/​2016/​05/​01/​fashion/​monotasking-drop-everything-and-read-this-story.html|Read This Story Without Distraction (Can You?) - NYTimes.com]] 
-  * [[http://​mobile.nytimes.com/​2016/​10/​16/​technology/​your-phones-on-lockdown-enjoy-the-show.html|Your Phone’s on Lockdown. Enjoy the Show. - NYTimes.com]] 
-  * [[https://​mobile.nytimes.com/​2016/​10/​07/​opinion/​intimacy-for-the-avoidant.html|Intimacy for the Avoidant]] 
-  * [[http://​www.wired.co.uk/​article/​delete-social-media-apps-phone|WIRED:​ Delete all the social media apps from your phone right now]] 
-  * [[https://​www.theguardian.com/​society/​2018/​aug/​29/​teens-desert-social-media|Logged off: meet the teens who refuse to use social media]] 
-  * [[https://​www.nytimes.com/​2017/​09/​13/​opinion/​chelsea-manning-big-data-dystopia.html|NYT:​ Chelsea Manning: The Dystopia We Signed Up For]] 
-  * [[https://​www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/​pmc/​articles/​PMC7012622/​|Abi-Jaoude,​ E., Naylor, K. T., & Pignatiello,​ A. (2020). Smartphones,​ social media use and youth mental health. CMAJ, 192(6), E136-E141.]] 
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-== Quotes == 
-<callout title="​On the world before the Internet">//"​We were lucky; so, so lucky. We didn’t have the whole world at our fingertips, at the tap of a screen, so we had to focus on the world around us, and on the world in our heads."//​ -- [[https://​www.theguardian.com/​commentisfree/​2017/​aug/​07/​benefit-children-outside-take-risks-phones-internet|Christina Patterson]] 
-</​callout>​ 
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-<callout type="​default"​ title="​On Technology">//​“One of the great challenges of our age, in which the tools of our productivity are also the tools of our leisure, is to figure out how to make more useful those moments of procrastination when we’re idling in front of our computer screens.”//​ -- Joshua Foer 
-</​callout>​ 
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-<callout type="​default"​ title="​On Social Media">//"​The reason we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind the scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel."//​ -- Steve Furtick</​callout>​ 
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-<callout type="​default"​ title="​On the salience of video and pictures">​ //"​We'​ve been reading words for several hundred years, listening to words for thousands, and learning from images for millions of years. We, as a species, are great with images. We can interpret / absorb an image 50x faster than words, as we've had a lot more practice with visuals. Just as music is cemented into our being in the late teen years, the images of our early childhood become fixed into our gray matter."//​ –- Scott Galloway ​ 
-</​callout>​ 
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-== Research == 
-  * [[https://​newsroom.fb.com/​news/​2017/​12/​hard-questions-is-spending-time-on-social-media-bad-for-us/​|"​Passive Scrolling"​ on Facebook]] 
-  * [[https://​ajp.psychiatryonline.org/​toc/​ajp-rj/​11/​12|AJP Residents - Social Media Issue]] 
-  * [[https://​www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/​pubmed/​29391461|Montag,​ C., Zhao, Z., Sindermann, C., Xu, L., Fu, M., Li, J., ... & Becker, B. (2018). Internet Communication Disorder and the structure of the human brain: initial insights on WeChat addiction. Scientific reports, 8(1), 2155.]] 
-  * [[https://​usa.kaspersky.com/​blog/​digital-depression/​10643/​|Have we created unsocial media?]] 
-  * [[https://​www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/​pubmed/​24889601|Kramer,​ A. D., Guillory, J. E., & Hancock, J. T. (2014). Experimental evidence of massive-scale emotional contagion through social networks. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111(24), 8788-8790.]] 
-  * [[http://​journals.plos.org/​plosone/​article?​id=10.1371/​journal.pone.0189719|Brailovskaia,​ J., & Margraf, J. (2017). Facebook Addiction Disorder (FAD) among German students—A longitudinal approach. PloS one, 12(12), e0189719.]] 
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-== Videos == 
-  * [[https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=5HbYScltf1c|Louis C.K. Hates Cell Phones]] 
-  * [[https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=2Df4xdr_5pk|Louis C.K. Quit The Internet]] 
-  * [[https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=edQtT-_BmCY|Tom Papa On People’s Fake Social Media Lives]] 
-  * [[https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=wAIP6fI0NAI|TED Talk: How one tweet can ruin your life | Jon Ronson]] 
-  * [[https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=TS2der4Ag_s|YouTube:​ Google Is Digital Truth Serum]] 
-  * [[http://​watch.cbc.ca/​doc-zone/​season-9/​deluged-by-data/​38e815a-0091d1a48ac|CBC Documentary:​ Deluged By Data]] 
-  * [[https://​www.nytimes.com/​interactive/​2017/​11/​28/​arts/​internetting-with-amanda-hess.html|Internetting With Amanda Hess]] 
-</​WRAP>​ 
-</​WRAP>​ 
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-===== Artificial Intelligence ===== 
-  * [[https://​www.nytimes.com/​2017/​10/​07/​opinion/​sunday/​children-alexa-echo-robots.html|NYT:​ Co-Parenting With Alexa]] 
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-===== Light Exposure ===== 
-  * [[https://​www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/​pubmed/​28548897|Green,​ A., Cohen-Zion, M., Haim, A., & Dagan, Y. (2017). Evening light exposure to computer screens disrupts human sleep, biological rhythms, and attention abilities. Chronobiology International,​ 1-11.]] 
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-==== Digital Hygiene ==== 
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