Tech Overuse and Emotional Problems
My article, “The Tech Industry’s War on Kids,” reveals a dark secret: psychology—a discipline that we associate with healing—is now used as a weapon against children.
Understanding why our kids' wired lives put them at risk is essential so we can provide them positive alternatives.
The Huffington Post published Dr. Freed's article on popular myths that are denying preteens and teens the families they need to live happy, productive lives.
In this Huffington Post article, I bring attention to disturbing research showing that allowing students to use phones in school puts their learning and safety at risk.
A dangerous and widely-accepted myth has convinced many parents that teens, and even preteens, are best served by being turned loose with technology to engage with peers. Nothing could be further from the truth...
As a child psychologist, I often meet with children who confess that they feel empty inside because their parents ignore them in favor of their smartphones.