Mental Wealth blog on Psychology Today
Mental Wealth aims to raise awareness of integrative or holistic methods that anyone can implement to optimize treatment, minimize the need for medication, and support healthy brain development in children, teens, and young adults. Over the years I’ve realized that addressing screen-time is often the missing link in successful treatment, so many of the articles focus on various aspects of “screens”: harmful physiological effects, mindful screen-management, and the benefits of restriction.
- Is the Tech Industry the New Big Tobacco?Taking a page from the Big Tobacco story can help us see how today's tech industries use tactics such as "create doubt and confusion" to keep us in the dark about health effects. ... read more
- This is Your Child’s Brain on Video GamesPlaying video games presents an "evolutionary mismatch": A fight-or-flight response unaccompanied by a physical discharge of energy. So guess where all the energy goes? ... read more