Digital Wellbeing

Dopamine! 8 Video Shorts on App Addiction

Can’t stop checking, swiping, updating, liking or just lurking online? There’s a reason for this: All of your favourite apps were built to be addictive by activating dopamine in your brain. That’s the pitch of a new collection of eight 7...

Google launches five new Digital Wellbeing apps

This week Google is launching five new digital wellbeing apps for android devices designed to help people find the right balance of technology in their lives. These open source apps are available on Google Play for consumers, and on Google’s...

1/3 of teens sleep with mobile device in bed

Do you sleep with your mobile device? 29% of US teens now keep their mobile device in bed with them as they sleep (33% female, 26% for males). 62% of parents sleep with their device in reach of their bed. Two findings from the new report “The...

Wellbeing app becomes a Unicorn

If you were in any doubt about the growing importance of wellbeing, today’s $1bn valuation of the popular wellbeing app Calm should give you pause for thought. Already the poster-child of Apple’s top app trend of the year, Calm today...

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