The Science & Psychology of Positive Technology
THE INTERSECTION OF TECHNOLOGY AND WELLNESS
Many factors contribute to how technology can impact our psychological health and even subjective well-being. The sections below (under development) will draw upon psychological research and a broad range of other science to provide tips, strategies, best-practices and resources for using technology positively and in a manner which minimises potential risks, while maximising the benefits to mental-health and well-being.
“Technology is best when it brings people together.”
– Matt Mullenweg
“Technology should improve your life… not become your life.”
~ Billy Cox
THE INTERSECTION OF TECHNOLOGY AND KIDS
Science, psychology, tips, strategies, best-practices and resources for using technology positively and in a manner which reduces any potential risks to the mental-health and well-being of children or youth (under development).
“Listening to teens talk about social media addiction reveals an interest not in features of their computers, smartphones, or even particular social media sites but in each other.”
“There can be infinite uses of the computer and of new age technology, but if teachers themselves are not able to bring it into the classroom and make it work, then it fails.”
~ Nancy Kassebaum
POSITIVE TECHNOLOGY BLOG
The COVID-19 Pandemic has created massive disruptions to our lives while also creating other circumstances and conditions where stress, anxiety and feelings of helplessness and uncertainty can
Internet use has skyrocketed 75% or more, depending on where you are in the world. Especially remote access connections (work/school) and social-media use. As billions of people are now stuck in their
More and more of our lives and daily activities depend on some form of digital device or online interactions. Computers are now in nearly every