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#FOMO: How Social Media Affects our Social Lives and Self-Images

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If you were to open Instagram, Facebook, or your social media platform of choice right now, what would you see? Would you see meaningful updates from your close friends? Or a barrage of acquaintances going […]

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The Art of [User] Misdirection

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French Philosopher Paul Vilirio wrote “The invention of the ship was the invention of the shipwreck”; this, likely, will be the allegory of our time. The Dot-Com boom of the 1990’s delivered unprecedented access to […]

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“Insert Token Here”: Moving towards more inclusive app design

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Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of hosting a panel at the inaugural Women’s Leadership Summit at the University of California, Irvine. The panel was entitled “Womxn Talk Tech”, and brought together a group […]

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My Month with Muse

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Over the past year, I’ve been growing in my meditation practice. In this same period, digital products for meditation have been growing as well. According to internet search data, apps are fast becoming one of […]

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Spending time on your phone (wisely)

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Mobile phone ownership continues to expand across the globe and our lives are increasingly intertwined with and influenced by these digital devices. Unfortunately, excessive screen time is associated with a range of poor outcomes such […]

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What are the characteristics of top apps?

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I think a lot about what distinguishes high quality from low quality mental health apps. We approach this issue in various ways at PsyberGuide. We evaluate credibility (does the app do what it claims it […]

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Five Mental Wellness New Year’s Resolutions

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Five Mental Wellness New Year’s Resolutions (and apps to help you achieve them) Some of the most common New Year’s Resolutions focus on things like eating better, exercising more, saving more money. Of course, some […]

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Found in Translation

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Bringing people together to solve complex problems is essential for progressive change—for bridging cultures and perspectives, establishing shared vision and language between people who need help and those who may be able to provide it, […]

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