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FEATURING DOREEN DODGEN-MAGEE – Digital technology has reshaped societies all over the world. Broadband internet access is now considered a human right. Our smart phones allow us to carry mini computers wherever we go and many of us imagine these conveniences help streamline our busy lives. But more often than not we are spending inordinate amounts of time in front of screens. Worse yet, our children are doing so, encouraged by schools and parents alike.

Some analysts have warned of technology’s negative impact on our society. Today we turn to a psychologist who is not averse to digital devices but who advocates for finding a balance – something I suspect most of us are craving direction on.

Doreen Dodgen-Magee, a psychologist with over 25 years of experience and author of the new book Deviced: Balancing Life and Technology in a Digital World.

**This segment was originally broadcast on October 24, 2019.

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