Neuro Blog

In this episode, Dr. Weissman reviews an article, "Screen time inhibits toddler development, study finds," from TechCrunch.com (link below). He also discusses the original research referenced in this article and adds his interpretation and thoughts on the parallels of screen time use in toddler development...

In this podcast, Dr. Weissman shares some of his favorite and helpful smartphone apps as well as some recommended by other mental health professionals. The categories of these apps include phone use tracking, meditation, thought and emotion tracking, fitness, habit formation, affirmations, and learning for...

In this podcast, Dr. Weissman discusses Screens, Sleep & Quality of Life.  He talks about an article from the New York Times, “Screen Use at Bedtime May Impair Children’s Quality of Life,” by Nicolas Bakalar. The article addresses a study, “Night-time screen-based media device use...

In this podcast, Dr. Weissman discusses satiation internet use and how it plays a role in our behaviors, especially as they relate to addiction. Dr. Weissman ties the concept of satiation in with internet addiction and problematic internet use.  Listen to the previous CyberSense Power Up...

In this episode, Dr. Weissman discusses an article by Dr. Mark Griffiths in Psychology Today, “Adolescent Social Media Use: How do social media operators facilitate habitual use?” He addresses smartphone notifications, social connection, liking, social competition, dopamine release, and fear of missing out (FOMO). Listen to...

Dr. Weissman talks about Increasing Internet Awareness with Julius Lopez of WebSafe Academy. They discuss some of the hidden factors behind everyday tech use, explore internet safety, and increase overall internet awareness. Julius helps parents help their kids get internet safe online. At WebSafe Academy they...

[caption id="attachment_1675" align="alignleft" width="300"] CyberSense Power Up with Dustin Weissman. Ep 3 - Internet Addiction Treatment Abraod[/caption] Dr. Weissman discusses internet addiction treatment abroad.  He addresses the treatment facilities as seen in the video, "China's Web Junkies: Internet Addiction Documentary," by Op-Docs; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqctG3NnDa0. Dr. Weissman also...

Dr. Jonine Biesman and Dr. Dustin Weissman are guests on Community 360 Podcast.  We talk about a variety of topics with including internet addiction and the ever-popular Fortnite game that students are playing extensively. You can listen to the Podcast at: Sound Cloud [embed]https://soundcloud.com/community360/community-360-podcast-dr[/embed]...