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Screentime and the Psychology of Technology

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On The Point, a discussion about the psychology of screen time and technology. Seventy percent of teens have smart phones, and many spend hours a day on their devices. We talk about the do's and don'ts of social media, common pitfalls, family agreements about limits on computer time, and related parental quandaries.

Guests on the program are psychiatrist Jonathan Schwartz,  psychologist Michael Abruzzese, and Janel Burley Hoffman, author of  irules: What Every Tech Healthy Family Needs to Know about Selfies, Sexting, Gaming and Growing up. Mindy Todd hosts.

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Mindy Todd is the host and producer of The Point on WCAI which examines critical issues for Cape Cod and the Islands. She brings more than 30 years of experience in radio and television to WCAI.