Minding the screenagers
Tackle exam stress with a downward dog
In their 2014 book Flagging the Screenager, Dr Harry Barry and Enda Murphy wrote about the impact of constant social media access on Irish teenagers – from increasingly reported links to anxiety and depression, to changing the way young brains develop and process information.
As exam time draws closer, the question of how to ‘mind’ junior and leaving cert students is a concern for parents. It can be a struggle to know how to keep teenage...
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Appetite For Distraction: this week’s home entertainment picks
Your weekly guide to the best TV shows, podcasts and video games
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