Are you a parent with questions about how your kids use television, video games, and the Internet? Ask for advice from Dr. Michael Rich -- pediatrician, parent, former filmmaker, and Director of the Center on Media and Child Health.
* I am using information from this guy in my unit. He was recommended to be by a few folks including Dr. Thomas Cooper. CMCH is a great resource!
To continue this look at Facebook, it is important to address what is happening in the brains when we drop in on Facebook multiple times a day, while standing in lines, while working, making dinner, etc. Not only is there a brain cost, we disrupt or perhaps even prevent what Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi calls "flow." While applicable to all of us as users of Facebook, this article touches on points important for both Vera and Jesse's projects.
Weinberger offers that we don't have information overload, we have filter failure. Filters are both technical (emerging) and a literacy. This chart provides a graphical look at coping strategies. Who are you?