The Department of Psychology presents the second talk of its Lecture Series: Benefits and Risks of Technology Use on Children in the Home and at School
Dr. Larry Rosen is professor and past chair of the psychology department at California State University, Dominguez Hills. His lecture topic is “Child Health in the Digital Age: The Impact of New Technology in the Classroom and at Home.” Dr. Rosen is a research psychologist with specialties in multitasking, social networking, generational differences, parenting, child and adolescent development, and educational psychology, and is recognized as an international expert in the “Psychology of Technology.”
Over the past 25-plus years, Dr. Rosen and his colleagues have examined reactions to technology among more than 30,000 people in the United States and in 22 other countries. He has written five books including: (1) iDisorder: Understanding Our Obsession With Technology and Overcoming its Hold on Us; (2) Rewired: Understanding the iGeneration and the Way They Learn; (3) Me, MySpace and I: Parenting the Net Generation; (4) TechnoStress: Coping with Technology @Work @Home @Play and (5) The Mental Health Technology Bible and writes a technology column for the newspaper The National Psychologist and a regular blog for the magazine Psychology Today.
Dr. Rosen has been featured extensively in television, print, and radio media and has been a commentator on Good Morning America, NPR, and CNN. He has been quoted in hundreds of magazines and newspapers including USA Today, New York Times, Newsweek, Time, Chicago Tribune, and Los Angeles Times. He maintains an extremely active research program and his most recent investigations include: (1) generational differences in technology use and multitasking, (2) integrating technology in education, (3) the impact of social networks on adolescents and parents, (4) online empathy, (5) the impact of task switching during studying and in the classroom, and (5) the impact of texting language on English literacy.
This lecture will be given remotely and broadcast in to the College.
Co-sponsored by the Lecture & Fine Arts Committee. This event is free and open to the public. This event may be used to satisfy the Lecture Participation Requirement in PSYC 303, 490 & 493/494.