The effect of technology on kids, a topic that keeps parents, educators, and many of us up at night. Ned hears from the pros, kids, parents and a special guest as he explores screen-time, online dangers, setting limits, and the latest apps parents should be concerned about. He also talks to a security expert and former FBI agent posing undercover online as a 13-year-old girl about these internet risks.
Dr. Susan Linn, co-founder of the campaign for a commercial-free childhood joins Ned in this episode to explain the effects of media on youth and offer tips for setting limits.
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In this episode, Dr. Hallowell explores a few modern-day distractions with the help of several guests, including Dr. Daniel Levitin, a neuroscientist and the author of The Organized Mind. Learn why humans are so easily distracted, the most common distractions, and how to stay focused. You’ll also get some advice that just might save your life.
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ADHD expert Dr. Ned Hallowell welcomes you to his new podcast Distraction, a show that will explore ways to manage the crazy-busy world of modern life and offer advice and insight that will help you combat everyday distractions, stress, and anxiety. Hear from Dr. Hallowell, an authority on distraction, about the interviews, experts, and self-help topics he will cover in his show, subjects all of us can relate and those that are especially relevant to ADD/ADHD community.