Dr. Larry Rosen

Is this why some kids stink at communicating?

I’m not sure it’s my place to tell my eighteen-year-old student how to act, or in this case how to put away her phone when speaking with someone. If parents accept and demonstrate certain behavior, what authority do I have to question or override such accepted family norms?

Is Technology Making Students Sick?

Dr. Larry Rosen uses the term “iDisorder” to explain how psychiatric maladies—including communication disorders, attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, narcissistic-personality disorder, hypochondriasis, schizoaffective and schizotypal disorders, body dysmorphia, voyeurism, and addiction—are connected to how we relate to technology and media.