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Your “default mode network” needs exercise. I wrote about this in a previous post. In short, the DMN is the area of the brain that thinks about the self, friends and others in our lives. Whenever we’re not engaged in task-oriented thoughts, our downtime is used to reflect on ourselves and others. Developing this “muscle” …

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Psychologists, journalists and those in the health industry have been peppering you with messages about media consumption, screen time, and gaming. Yet, these people don’t quite understand how your kids work. They offer trite, simple advice like: Reduce screen time Set schedules Addiction is bad (black/white) Lock down devices Set-up security filters Don’t install certain …

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