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The effects of technology and screens on child development

Technology and screens have great potential to assist and improve education, but they need to be managed properly and used ...

Celebrating the National day of Unplugging

Turn off your phone and connect with people for the National Day of Unplugging, a 24-hour global hiatus from technology ...

Mindstrong Health app offers early detection for mental health problems

Tell me how you use your smartphone and I'll tell you if you're depressed. It sounds like an impressive title, ...

‘150 friends rule’ could help you beat your smartphone addiction

Entrepreneur Tanya Goodin, author of OFF.Your Digital Detox for a Better Life, and founder of Time to Log Off, shares her ...


People with Internet addiction react the worst when WiFi off.

If you feel frustrated when your WiFi connection stops working, It could be because of your personality. When digital technology ...

New study on the associations between screen time and lower psychological well-being among children and adolescents

According to a new population-level study, children and teens who spend more hours with their faces in front of a ...

Bright light and sleepless night for preschool children

It is known that humans are very sensitive to the effect of light however this hasn’t being examined in young ...

Video games addiction recognized as mental health problem by the Who

The World Health Organization (WHO) released yesterday the new draft of the 2018 International Classification of Diseases (CIM-11). La CIM ...



It’s a framework for intentionally and systematically changing human behavior through persuasive modifications of the physical and digital environment.


It describes and predicts how and why people behave the way they do. It’s also a set of practices for changing those behaviors.


Design and thinking tools are deliberately used to achieve specific behavioral outcomes.


Methods and ideas come from observations and experiments in psychology, neuroscience, and behavioral economics.They explain how to achieve certain predictable behavior changes.


It is all about behavior change. Tools are used  to increase or decrease behavior frequency, make people start or stop doing something, doing it once or often.


It uses insights about how the brain operates as strategies for persuading people to change their behaviors.


When you use your smartphone app, the environment is your app’s user interface. Behavioral Design proposes tools for strategically modifying how these environments look and feel and how they respond to our behavior.


SelfControl – A free Mac application to help you avoid distracting websites.

SelfControl is a free and open-source application for macOS that lets you block your own access to distracting websites

Forest – Stay focused, be present

Put down your phone and focus on what’s more important in your life …

Freedom – reduces distraction

Stop being distracted by your laptop. Freedom is the app and website blocker used by over 750,000 people to reclaim focus and productivity …