Friday, November 5 - Tech Addicted: Hooked on Socializing

Posted by: danny 11/5/2010 7:12 PM

Friday,  November 5
Tech Addicted: Hooked on Socializing 
Do you know someone who updates his or her Facebook status every few minutes?  Do you argue with your significant other about texting?  Are you a parent who’s constantly checking up on your child’s social networking site?  Technology addiction is a newer form of compulsive behavior that can have some very serious real-life consequences.  Today on HearSay, we'll take a closer look at what's driving so many people to focus more on gadgets and profiles, and what can be done to keep real relationships from suffering.

Guests: 
Dr. Dave Greenfield, Founder of the Center for Internet Behavior at
The Healing Center, LLC & The Center for Internet Behavior
Sharon Miller Cindrich, author of "E-Parenting: Keeping Up With Your Tech-Savvy Kids" (2007) and "The Smart Girl's Guide to the Internet" (2009)

Links:
http://www.virtual-addiction.com/pages/contact.htm
www.thehealingcenter.us 
http://www.pluggedinparent.com/

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