Futures Initiative Director Cathy Davidson discusses Technology Distraction on NPR

By Lisa|September 30, 2014|Announcements, Of interest|0 comments

Listen to Futures Initiative Director Cathy Davidson talk on the NPR Show To The Point here.

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Who’s in Charge: You or Your Smart Phone?
Drivers tell pollsters they know it’s too dangerous to text while they’re at the wheel, but about one third admit they do it anyway. Now there’s persuasive evidence that we don’t have as much choice as we tell ourselves. Matt Richtel reports for the New York Times, where he writes about the intersection of technology, neuroscience and public policy. He’s author of a new book called A Deadly Wandering: A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption in the Age of Attention.
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Guests:
Matt Richtel, Technology Reporter, New York Times (@mrichtel)
David Greenfield, Center for Internet and Technology Addiction (@CITACenter)
Cathy Davidson, City University of New York (@CathyNDavidson)

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