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Disconnected : how to reconnect our digitally distracted kids

Author: Thomas Kersting
Publisher: [North Charleston, South Carolina] : [CreateSpace], [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Kersting explores the device-dependent world our children live in and its effects on their mental and emotional well-being. Research shows that too much time in the cyber world is re-wiring kid's brains, affecting their ability to flourish in the real world as anxiety, depression, and attention issues soar. Strategies to help reduce screen-time as well as meditative and mindfulness techniques may help our children  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Kersting
ISBN: 9781541130975 1541130979
OCLC Number: 1090772273
Description: 98 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The impact of electronic devices on kids' brains. Acquired attention deficit disorder ; Cyberspace children: a full-time job ; Social media and the development of self-esteem ; The multitasking brains of kids --
Technology's effect on social, emotional, and family growth. Gamer kids: the great human disconnect ; Parenting from a distance ; Handheld devices: how they impact emotional development --
What parents can do: tips, techniques, and solutions. Raising our children to be leaders instead of followers ; Fragile kids: the media's impact and what we can do about it --
Using mindfulness and meditation to reconnect our disconnected kids.
Responsibility: Thomas Kersting.

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Kersting explores the device-dependent world our children live in and its effects on their mental and emotional well-being. Research shows that too much time in the cyber world is re-wiring kid's brains, affecting their ability to flourish in the real world as anxiety, depression, and attention issues soar. Strategies to help reduce screen-time as well as meditative and mindfulness techniques may help our children reclaim their brains, and their lives, are provided.

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