Anxiety and the iGeneration

A lightbulb went on in my head the other morning when WGN 9 morning news announced a segment about the "iGeneration" and how young people growing up in the age of hand-held technology are suffering from anxiety more than those in earlier generations. The conclusion we are supposed to make, I think, is that technology is causing problems for our youth - or maybe for all of us. The belief seems to be that phones distract people from things that are "more important", they leave a child's "social and emotional growth" stunted, and they deceive young people into perpetually comparing themselves and their lives to social media ideals. We are led to believe that phones cause FOMO and many other m

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