Saul Rosenthal, PhD

Boston Area Health Psychologist

With remote work, remote school, and remote interactions of all sorts, we are using our digital devices more than ever. Sitting motionless, staring into a screen for hours each day takes its toll. Dr. Erik Peper has been studying the impact of technology on health for many years. We discuss the role of the pandemic in worsening tech stress, and what we can do about it.

Guest: Erik Peper, PhD

Read Dr. Peper’s blog, follow some tips for reducing tech stress, and check out the book he recently co-authored.

Dr. Peper refers to apps to remind us to take breaks from the computer. He mentions Stretchbreak, and there are many others available.

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Music: Wildlight

December 15th, 2020

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