180: How Notifications are Changing Students’ Brains

2 Oct

We are draining our brains of much needed energy and attention, thanks to social media and the way new communication technologies work.

Tune in to discuss a single act that all families can do to help preserve parents’ and students’ ability take control of their attention, have more energy, and likely be happier too.

Gretchen shares some scary brain facts from this article about how notifications are changing our brains. She then suggests that families work together to ban all notifications from computers and phones, except for notifications related to the calendar and reminders.

Is your family up to this task? It’ll pack a huge payoff if you are game to try.