Why Now

Why this doc, now?  Because the evidence is pointing to the reality that something is going on.  People are looking for  answers, and we are too.  Here is just a small sampling of the emerging conversation on the topic:

The Phones We Love Too Much

New York Times

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/02/well/mind/the-phones-we-love-too-much.html

 

 

CBS News VIDEO story - New Study - Links to Phone Use and Mental Health

https://www.cbsnews.com/video/new-study-links-phone-use-and-mental-health-issues-in-teens/

 

 

Tech Roundup: A Periodic Update on our Ever-Changing Relationship with Technology

Ditching Instagram, screens and loneliness at work, phones in the theater, and the “devil” in our phones.

https://thriveglobal.com/stories/tech-roundup-changing-relationship-with-technology/

 

 

The Flight From Conversation:  The psychologist Sherry Turkle argues that replacing face-to-face communication with smartphones is diminishing people’s capacity for empathy

https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2015/10/reclaiming-conversation-sherry-turkle/409273/