Is your child addicted to their screen?
This online webinar and Q&A will be presented by highly regarded psychologist, Associate Professor of Development Psychology Dr Wayne Warburton, Macquarie University. Dr Warburton is the leading authority on the neuroscience of screen addiction.
With a focus on the impacts of screen disorders and addiction on children and young adults, Dr Warburton will discuss
- how to identify when screen use becomes a problem or a disorder
- the design elements in screen products that keep people at screens
- factors that make kids more at risk to develop screen problems and disorders
- impacts of screen disorders on key brain functions such as attention, emotion regulation and impulse control, as well as impacts on physical and mental health.
Dr Warburton will share learnings from his RES@T-A program for teenagers with screen disorders and will finish the talk by providing concrete advice on managing screen use in households and what to do if there is a problem.