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Growing Up Digital   ~   Psychology Of The Internet

By Dr. Ofer Zur

The resources on this page explore the following questions:

  • Can the Internet and online gaming be addictive?
  • What is Internet Addiction?
  • What is the impact of technology on children, families, parents, and the relationships between parents and children?
  • What are the positive, neutral, and negative aspects of technology in general, Internet and online gaming?
  • Internet and Online Gaming
  • How can we help our children reap the benefits of technology and gaming and avoid the pitfalls?
  • How do various generations differ in their views and use of technology?
  • Does multitasking reduce concentration, focus, comprehension and retention?
  • What is the true nature of multitasking?
  • Are young people's brains are different from those of adults?
  • How do we make sure that young children do not have access to harmful material?
  • Can online gaming be educational?
  • How can we treat excessive self-destructive or addictive use of the Internet or online gaming?
  • What is the effects on families and work environments when the young people have greater mastery of technology that the older generation?
  • How do we achieve balance between virtual and non-virtual or online and offline lives?