November 12, 2019

EP. 135 — Is Our Reliance On Technology Turning Our Brains Into Mush? with Dr. Doreen Dodgen-Magee

Dr. Doreen Dodgen-Magee is a psychologist, speaker, and the award-winning author of “Deviced! Balancing Life and Technology in a Digital World.” She joins Jonathan to discuss how reliant on technology we are, and the mental, emotional, and cultural ways this dependence is affecting our lives.

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