Posts by frisbeerob

First Long-Term Study on the Effect of Screens on the Brain of Kids

Seems pretty simple – give kids as little screen time as possible. Get them living and growing up and interacting...

Gaming Disorders & How To Game Healthy

Great article with includes some background, data, and tips to be a healthier gamer. “I’ve lost my IRL (in real...

Teens Use of Social Media 2018

Based on this infographic from Common Sense Media, teens’ use of social media and smartphones is increasing (survey of 13-17...

Middle Schoolers Don’t Need Social Media

Tweens’ brains are simply too immature to use social media appropriately. Because the midbrain is reorganizing itself and risk-taking is high and impulse control is...

Compulsive Video Gaming Classified as Mental Disorder

There have been many articles coming out with the recent announcement by the World Health Organization naming “Compulsive Video Gaming”...

Persuasive Technology and Design

This is truly frustrating, frightening, and we need to do better. We need to pull our kids away from screens,...

The Potential Dangers of Apps like Music.ly

This powerful article by Anastasia Basil talks about the app Music.ly and the potential risks and dangers kids face. “Social...

First XDisc Flying Disc Giveaway Winner Announced!

Congratulations to Allen Gibson aka Flint Gold, the winner of the XDISC Ancient Alien Green Flying Disc giveaway! Allen is...

XDISC Flying Disc Giveaway Contest

We’re giving away 1 (one) XDISC in Ancient Alien Green colour. No purchase necessary. For your chance to win, enter...

France to Ban Cell Phones in Schools Starting Fall 2018

One of the projects I’m working on that I believe is important is to have schools start setting rules about...

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