It is evident that we can no longer talk about mental health without mentioning how our addiction to technology, our smartphones, and the various online platforms that we visit daily, can negatively impact our mental well-being. Continue reading “Mental health and social media”
A short and concise list of things I do to take care of my mental well-being.
Is this a social experiment?
Some kind of joke?
Is it already April Fools? Continue reading “Disposable phone chargers: A social expirement?”
In today’s episode of Corporate America Foolishness, H&M, a retail company beloved for its trendy clothing, has come under scrutiny for using a black child to model a sweatshirt sporting the phrase ‘coolest monkey in the jungle.’
In today’s political climate… Continue reading “The attention economy and the ‘coolest monkey in the jungle’”
A few weeks ago, I came across a thought-provoking New York Times’ article on LinkedIn: Laptops Are Great. But Not During a Lecture or a Meeting.
Susan Dynarski, a professor of education, public policy and economics at the University of Michigan, has banned almost all electronic devices during her classes and research seminars.
Her rationale for such ban is the growing number of evidence that shows that overall, college students learn less and earn worse grades when they use computers or tablets during lectures.
The reason? Laptops distract from learning. Continue reading “I broke my laptop and my grades improved! Re: Laptops Are Great. But Not During a Lecture or a Meeting.”