by on 08-09-2020

How harmful is screen time, really? Is there any consensus? And what should you do now to manage your family’s time online? Over the past 18 months the leading scientific journal, Nature, published two very different results to studies trying to answer the question of how harmful screen time is to young minds.  In one, Andrew Przbylski… Read more


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by on 08-05-2020

Scientists warn that staring at digital devices puts eye health at risk, especially children’s  Most of us probably have a fairly good idea that all the time we spend in front of the screen comes at a price. Now, science confirms it. Sheldon Lee Glashow, Nobel Laureate in Physics and scientific advisor at Reticare, stresses that “the… Read more


by on 07-21-2020

A scientific look at how your child’s time online impacts their social skills - empathy, compassion and sensitivity to human relationships. And what parents can do to encourage healthy social development. As technology use has increased over the past decade, so have the number of concerns I receive from parents about how it impacts the development of children.… Read more


by on 07-09-2020

Dangers on the internet are on the rise. What risks parents need to know aware of and what they can do about them to help keep their children safe. My work focuses on helping families build positive digital habits, on screen time management and on reclaiming control over their everyday interactions with tech. Finding digital balance is… Read more


by on 06-30-2020

Psychologist, life coach and founder of Mobile Free Life, Joan Amorós explains biophilia, nature deficit order, attention restoration and forest baths. And, why it is so important for everyone to get outside, now more than ever. After confinement, everyone takes to the streets. Everyone talks about the large influx of people going to bars, but where people… Read more


by on 06-25-2020

What parents need to know about TikTok to keep their kids safe on the world’s most downloaded social media app.  We recently covered the rise of TikTok to the number one social media app used by kids, ahead of Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook in our 2020 report on children’s digital habits ("Connected More than Ever"). In the… Read more


by on 06-08-2020

Psychologist Maria Guerrero explains how PSU is changing how kids think and gives parents 5 tips to help them cut back and stay mentally healthy. As a psychologist I feel I am on the second line of the Covid-19 crisis. By this I mean that physicians are dealing with the first tidal wave of having to care… Read more


by on 05-29-2020

50 families share their current concerns and main successes managing time online. Plus a downloadable conversation sheet. As an expert in digital wellbeing, I am always giving advice to schools, businesses and parents on how to manage screen time in a safe and healthy way. But, as we all know, times have changed drastically over the past… Read more


by on 05-27-2020

Our 2020 report on apps and digital natives answers that question and gives parents expert tips to help their families thrive in a hyper-connected world.By the start of 2020, before the coronavirus lockdowns, children were spending more time online than ever before. Doctors, psychologists and even the creators of apps themselves, were sounding alarms about online privacy,… Read more