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INTERVIEW: Digital Nutrition - Parenting in a Digital World

INTERVIEW: Digital Nutrition - Parenting in a Digital World | Jocelyn Brewer - media portfolio | Scoop.it
Jocelyn Brewer, a psychologist from Sydney is developing a concept for online activities, such as games, apps and social media which is similar to food nutritional labels, to help us understand the impact that they could have on well-being. She is proposing these labels would show us what apps, games, online activities were actually improving our minds, like vitamins and minerals in our food.
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COMMENT: The Compelling Case For Keeping Your Pregnancy Off Social Media, à La Kylie

COMMENT: The Compelling Case For Keeping Your Pregnancy Off Social Media, à La Kylie | Jocelyn Brewer - media portfolio | Scoop.it
Kylie Jenner shied away from the ubiquitous Instagram announcement, but she's not the only one keeping pregnancy reveals off social media.
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COMMENT: Why do parents cry when their children perform on stage?

COMMENT: Why do parents cry when their children perform on stage? | Jocelyn Brewer - media portfolio | Scoop.it
I become a sobbing mess.
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COMMENT: My son is terrified of Santa coming into our home

COMMENT: My son is terrified of Santa coming into our home | Jocelyn Brewer - media portfolio | Scoop.it
I had to admit that a red-suited man appearing in the middle of the night was the stuff of nightmares.
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TV INTERVIEW: $100K scam victim opens up to help others spot warning bells

TV INTERVIEW: $100K scam victim opens up to help others spot warning bells | Jocelyn Brewer - media portfolio | Scoop.it
A woman has spoken out about how she was swindled out of $100,000 by an online scammer she was convince
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RADIO INTERVIEW: Perinatal anxiety and depression

RADIO INTERVIEW: Perinatal anxiety and depression | Jocelyn Brewer - media portfolio | Scoop.it
While up to one in ten women will struggle with depression through pregnancy, one in 20 men will be affected during this period too.
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COMMENT: Is Netflix binge watching causing anti-social behaviour

COMMENT: Is Netflix binge watching causing anti-social behaviour | Jocelyn Brewer - media portfolio | Scoop.it
It's hard to remember a time when we weren't glued to our screens – walking down the road, sitting on the train and even eating out with friends
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COMMENT: Parents urged to go back to basics on modern problems

COMMENT: Parents urged to go back to basics on modern problems | Jocelyn Brewer - media portfolio | Scoop.it
Navigating the use of screens and social media has been labelled the biggest parenting issue of our time. But experts say there's nothing particularly new in th
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INTERVIEW: Is minimising kids' screen time really the answer?

INTERVIEW: Is minimising kids' screen time really the answer? | Jocelyn Brewer - media portfolio | Scoop.it
When it comes to navigating the digital world and sifting through what's real and what's fake, experts say minimising your children's screen time is not the best course of action.
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COMMENT: Birth announcements // What to do when someone hijacks yours - Kidspot

COMMENT: Birth announcements // What to do when someone hijacks yours - Kidspot | Jocelyn Brewer - media portfolio | Scoop.it
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PRESENTATION: VirtualVitamins at DigCitSummit - Oct 2016

Jocelyn is a Sydney-based registered psychologist with a special interest in the psychology of technology. She has more than 13 years of experience i
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COMMENT: Rewards and fitness apps

COMMENT: Rewards and fitness apps | Jocelyn Brewer - media portfolio | Scoop.it
Businesses have introduced reward schemes into health and fitness apps, even in the form of charity donations, but can such programs promote lasting lifestyle changes?
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INTERVIEW: Are digital detoxes complete BS?

INTERVIEW: Are digital detoxes complete BS? | Jocelyn Brewer - media portfolio | Scoop.it
A psychologist reckons we should be talking about ‘digital nutrition’ instead.
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COMMENT: The Bad Bridesmaid

COMMENT: The Bad Bridesmaid | Jocelyn Brewer - media portfolio | Scoop.it
It’s supposed to be a major milestone in your friendship, but what happens when your ride-or-die goes rogue before you walk up the aisle?
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COMMENT: Virtual reality for charities

COMMENT: Virtual reality for charities | Jocelyn Brewer - media portfolio | Scoop.it
Charities are increasingly turning to virtual reality experiences of lives in developing countries to motivate support, but critics say it’s creating poverty porn.
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COMMENT: My son is obsessed with watching other kids on YouTube

COMMENT: My son is obsessed with watching other kids on YouTube | Jocelyn Brewer - media portfolio | Scoop.it
Am I missing something here? What is the appeal?
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COMMENT: Why dads need to talk to their daughter about her period

COMMENT: Why dads need to talk to their daughter about her period | Jocelyn Brewer - media portfolio | Scoop.it
Get over the embarrassment.
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RADIO: Is the internet becoming more 'ethical'?

RADIO: Is the internet becoming more 'ethical'? | Jocelyn Brewer - media portfolio | Scoop.it
The internet is far from a 'fair' and 'ethical' place and technology companies are becoming exceedingly rich off selling our personal information. But what's changing?
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COMMENT: Why Nostalgia Is Actually Really Damn Good For You

COMMENT: Why Nostalgia Is Actually Really Damn Good For You | Jocelyn Brewer - media portfolio | Scoop.it
Never feel bad about listening to the Backstreet Boys on repeat.
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RADIO: Can kids teach themselves how to spot and avoid fake news?

RADIO: Can kids teach themselves how to spot and avoid fake news? | Jocelyn Brewer - media portfolio | Scoop.it
In today's internet-driven environment, fake news sites not only rival real news ones, they are in fact taking over. A group of experts and academics came together in Sydney to study the phenomenon, how it impacts kids, and the best ways to manage our relationship with technology.
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COMMENT: My six-year-old daughter gave me an important lesson about consent

COMMENT: My six-year-old daughter gave me an important lesson about consent | Jocelyn Brewer - media portfolio | Scoop.it
Let's stop trivialising our kids' schoolyard experiences.
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MENTION: Digital Nutrition - Organic Spa Magazine

MENTION: Digital Nutrition - Organic Spa Magazine | Jocelyn Brewer - media portfolio | Scoop.it
Monitoring our consumption of technology in bite-sized bitsA new wellness vocabulary around “digital nutrition” is emerging to help us navigate the pitfalls of technology. We all realize that our consumption of technology can become excessive and unhealthy, but we have also come to appreciate it and we rely on it every day to help us …
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COMMENT: Is it ever possible to 'sharent' safely?

COMMENT: Is it ever possible to 'sharent' safely? | Jocelyn Brewer - media portfolio | Scoop.it
Most parents regularly post Facebook selfies taken with their children and share details about their kids on social media. So how do you 'sharent' safely without causing online harm to your children?
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