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 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.”
The internet has been blamed for ruining many aspects of our lives, including, but not limited to, our relationships, our happiness, our productivity, and pretty much everything else.
Yes, everything! Continue reading “Is the internet killing qualitative research?”