Mike Brooks, PhD, is a licensed psychologist and the director of the Austin Psychology & Assessment Center (ApaCenter), which is a group of psychologists and other practitioners who provide psychological and neuropsychological assessments, therapy, consultation, and coaching to people of all ages. Jon Lasser, PhD, is a professor and program coordinator of the School Psychology Program at Texas State University.
We need to learn to achieve a balanced use of technology that will allow for the educated use of the many new devices available while still maintaining family and social connections... This book is an excellent way to learn strategies to do just that. It is a fact-based self-help book with a clear description of the problem; and with suggestions for coping as parents and consumers of digital materials... -- Metapsychology Online Reviews Relevant research that supports a balanced approach to technology use. --Library Journal, Starred Review .. .parents should find Brooks and Lasser's advice to be easily understood and solidly commensensical. --Publishers Weekly A welcome addition to the growing field of developmental psychology addressing the challenges of parenting in our tech-saturated times. --Shelf Awareness [Tech Generation] does a good job at approaching a notoriously tricky subject without ever coming across as preachy and without falling into the trap of over-simplifying the issues. --GeekMom