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Does life online give you ‘popcorn brain’?

By Elizabeth Cohen, Senior Medical Correspondent, CNN (CNN) — When Hilarie Cash arrives home from work in the […]

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Fixated by Screens, but Seemingly Nothing Else

By PERRI KLASS, M.D., New York Times, May 9, 2011 The mother had brought in a note from […]

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How Waldorf Education Cultivates Deep Reading in the Age of the Internet

by Lori Ann Kran Last week NPR’s Audie Cornish quoted Google CEO Eric Schmidt after he made headlines […]

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Steiner schools: learning – it is a wonder

By William Little – The Telegraph Teaching children how to knit and build brick walls might not sound […]

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Are kids today having a childhood they’ll remember?

By Sharon Jayson, USA TODAY Hannah Zelinger just gave her doll collection to her 3-year-old cousin — and […]

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Want to get your kids into college? Let them play

(CNN) — Every day where we work, we see our young students struggling with the transition from home […]

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Why children shouldn’t have the world at their fingertips

by Lowell Monke THOMAS EDISON WAS A GREAT INVENTOR but a lousy prognosticator. When he proclaimed in 1922 […]

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I Can’t Think!

The Twitterization of our culture has revolutionized our lives, but with an unintended consequence—our overloaded brains freeze when […]

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The New Distracted Parenting

by Ben H. Winters, Huffington Post My daughter is a pretty amazing ice skater, for a four-year-old, except […]

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In Defense of Being a Kid

By JAMES BERNARD MURPHY Amy Chua, the “tiger mother,” is clearly hitting a nerve—especially among the anxious class […]

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