Tagged: tech

woman holding iPhone
Body & Mind

Filter bubbles and fake news exist because all of us tend to ignore facts and stick to our own social enclaves online. To heal the division in America, we must fix one of our most important methods of gathering and sharing information: the internet.

illustration of hand holding cell phone with woman meditating on screen
Body & Mind

When your favorite mindfulness app says it’s based in science, check twice. Few actually are. Two mindfulness experts and app developers talked to Mindful about how most apps rely on the science of mindfulness in general to back up their claims, and how that could lead to problems—and fines—in the future, like it did for the brain-training company Lumosity.

couple in bed texting other people
Body & Mind

When it comes to our phones, it’s not just fear of missing out (FOMO) that keeps us attached and scrolling with abandon. It’s fear of keeping up (FOKU).