People are increasingly giving screens the hours they previously devoted to conversing, playing with the dog or gazing at the stars. Yet being present in your life is sacred, explains Adam Alter, a professor of psychology and business at New York University. Sacrificing much of your personal time to screens damages your humanity, he warns. But Alter allows that some screen activities are enriching, and getAbstract believes this TED Talk is a worthy example.
In this summary, you will learn
- How screen time can negatively affect people,
- Why people are devoting increasing amounts of time to screens and
- What strategies can help wean you from your devices.
About the Speaker
Psychologist Adam Alter is the author of Drunk Tank Pink.
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1 year agovery interesting read!