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In this episode, Dr. Weissman is joined by Sarah Pearl, LMFT. They discuss media, both social and entertainment based, and how it may influence people's thoughts and actions. One topic of importance that comes up is the Netflix show, 13 Reasons Why, and social contagion....

In this episode Dr. Weissman helps answer the questions that many parents today have about their children; are they addicted and what can be done? Dr. Weissman discusses what gaming disorder is and suggests an experiment to assess where your child might be. He offers...

In this episode, Dr. Weissman provides a few scenarios and explains how viewing the world from different perspectives can shape our perceptions. Moreover, changing our perspective can alter the way we feel about others and the actions they take.  If you're having trouble listen to the...

Prince Harry recently called for a ban on the popular video game, Fortnite. He believes that is more addictive than alcohol or drugs. Dr. Weissman addresses the media coverage and offers his response. Additionally, Dr. Weissman goes into detail on motivators, why people become involved...

In this episode, Dr. Dustin Weissman discusses California state Assembly Bill No. 272 Pupils: use of smartphones. The bill states, "This bill would require the governing body of a school district, a county office of education, or a charter school to adopt a policy to...

In this episode, Dr. Weissman is joined by special guests, Dr. Jenn Samstag and Dr. Sarine Boyadjian, of the podcast, "Is It Bedtime Yet?" Dr. Jenn and Dr Sarine share their thoughts, observations, and insights about technology use as they see it in their offices...

In this episode, Dr. Weissman discusses video games; screenlimits & effects. He does this by reviewing an article from the BBC titled, "Gamers suggest ways to combat addiction." The article covers a story where two former gamers proposed to British Parliament that they impose restrictions...