smartphones http://iowapublicradio.org en Technology and Health http://iowapublicradio.org/post/technology-and-health <p>Today, kids average six hours of screen time a day.&nbsp; According to a <a href="http://archpedi.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1852609">new study</a> published in JAMA Pediatrics, children whose parents limit screen time get more sleep, do better in school, have fewer behavior problems and lower their risk of obesity.&nbsp; <a href="http://www.psychology.iastate.edu/faculty/dgentile/">Doug Gentile</a>, associate professor of psychology at Iowa State University, discusses the reverse results on the studies.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 19:12:07 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Sarah Boden 38452 at http://iowapublicradio.org Technology and Health The Modern Workplace: Having It All And Carrying Work In Your Pocket http://iowapublicradio.org/post/modern-workplace-having-it-all-and-carrying-work-your-pocket <p>Technology has made it possible for many of us to work from anywhere, but technology has also made it seem necessary for some of us to work all the time and everywhere. The proliferation of laptops over the last twenty years sparked the telecommuting revolution and gave us the catchphrase flex time.</p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 18:37:48 +0000 Emily Woodbury & Charity Nebbe 23405 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Modern Workplace: Having It All And Carrying Work In Your Pocket