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Media Fasting: On "Internet Addiction" and the Changing Face of News - YouJustGetMe

Media Fasting: On "Internet Addiction" and the Changing Face of News - YouJustGetMe | Media Fasting | Scoop.it

This is an interesting article to incorporate into the addiction section of my unit. 

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Ask the Mediatrician

Ask the Mediatrician | Media Fasting | Scoop.it
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!

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Media Consumption | MBA Online

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How the internet is rewiring our brains (p1). Nicholas Carr with Gideon Haigh - SlowTV on Blip

Part 1 | Part 2 It’s no-one’s idea of news that the internet is changing the way we live. But could it actually be fostering ignorance?
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Media Use Statistics                                           Resources on media habits of children

Media Use Statistics                                           Resources on media habits of children | Media Fasting | Scoop.it

Media Use Statistic Galore! 

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The Facebook Eye

The Facebook Eye | Media Fasting | Scoop.it
Like photography before it, social media changes the way we perceive the world...
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Ten Steps to Successfully Unplug Children from Technology

I wonder how I can  integrate this information into my unit.

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Digital Devices Deprive Brain of Needed Downtime

Digital Devices Deprive Brain of Needed Downtime | Media Fasting | Scoop.it
Time without digital input can allow people to learn better or come up with new ideas.
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Is Google Making Us Stupid?

Is Google Making Us Stupid? | Media Fasting | Scoop.it
What the Internet is doing to our brains...
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111,109 words

111,109 words | Media Fasting | Scoop.it
It took 200 students 111,109 words to explain what it was like to go without media for a day.

That's about 550 words per student -- 250 more words than the assignment asked for.  It's unusual ...
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Mind Map of the Digital Age | Fast Company

Mind Map of the Digital Age | Fast Company | Media Fasting | Scoop.it
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Texting While Walking - Video Library - The New York Times

The filmmaker Casey Neistat explores the hazards of text messaging while walking in New York City. (NY TimesTexting While Walking video...

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Facebook Is Making Us Miserable

Facebook Is Making Us Miserable | Media Fasting | Scoop.it

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.


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CMCH.tv

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This is a great resource for my unit on media fasting. So much research and it is all based in Boston! 

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Media Consumption-Mega Map

An hour-by-hour looks at media habits across generations.

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100 Things You Should Know About People: #8 — Dopamine Makes You Addicted To Seeking Information | What Makes Them Click

100 Things You Should Know About People: #8 — Dopamine Makes You Addicted To Seeking Information | What Makes Them Click | Media Fasting | Scoop.it
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Social Networking on the Brain (11/1/11)

Social Networking on the Brain: Neuroscience and the New Media Adam Gazzaley, Associate Professor of Neurology, Physiology and Psychiatry and Director, Neuro...
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Social Media Addiction: Are You At Risk?

Hilarious! Extreme but resonates!

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Column - Unplugging from technology helps maintain focus

Column - Unplugging from technology helps maintain focus | Media Fasting | Scoop.it
The day of the average college student starts with turning off the morning alarm, a quick check of the weather and maybe some headlines and then Facebook for another 10 or 20 minutes.
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National Day of Unplugging - March 24, 2012

National Day of Unplugging - March 24, 2012 | Media Fasting | Scoop.it

I’m taking the Unplug Challenge, sundown to sundown March 24.

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Stacie Cassat Green's comment, March 1, 2012 7:55 AM
Just put it in my calendar. I'm going to do it too and use my social networks to promote the idea beforehand. So, I guess I'll spend more time online ahead of time to talk about why I'll be offline on March 24? hehe
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The First Thing Young Women Do in the Morning: Check Facebook [STUDY]

The First Thing Young Women Do in the Morning: Check Facebook [STUDY] | Media Fasting | Scoop.it
Young women are becoming more and more dependent on social media and checking on their social networks, according to a new study released earlier today by Oxygen Media and Lightspeed Research.
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Campus Overload - Fighting a social media addiction

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Social Media Blackout | Inside Higher Ed

Social Media Blackout | Inside Higher Ed | Media Fasting | Scoop.it
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» Edit Your Life, Part 6: A Media Fast :zenhabits

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This Chart Shows That Information Overload At Work Is Literally Hurting Our Brains

This Chart Shows That Information Overload At Work Is Literally Hurting Our Brains | Media Fasting | Scoop.it

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?


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