What You Need to Know About Internet Addiction | Dr. Kimberly Young | TEDxBuffalo

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. We are all a bit too connected to our smartphones and web-connected devices. Dr. Kimberly Young helps identify warning signs of Internet addiction and what we can do to manage technology in our daily lives. She also asks “How young is too young?” for screen time, warning parents about the dangers of technology use in children as young as two. She offers strategies for how we can build “Screen Smart” schools and introduces her new 3-6-9-12 Parenting Guidelines for managing tech use at home. This talk was in January, 2015. Dr. Young is not the most dynamic speaker, but she is considered an expert on internet addiction. RE


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