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Wednesdays at Bentley
Start Date: 1/18/2023Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Date: 1/18/2023End Time: 7:00 PM

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Is Abandoning Our Screens the Key to Happiness?

Screen time has long been discussed as a factor in mental health: doom scrolling, obsessing over likes, and feeling constantly on call. Some have decided to make a change. The New York Times just profiled a Luddite Club in New York, whose members have switched from smartphones to flip phones, and who sometimes leave their phones totally behind to go read in parks. Would you consider abandoning connectivity for the pursuit of something better? Is becoming anti-tech the key to more happiness? Is there a privilege in being able to drop the screens? Turn off your cell phones with us, as we talk more about mental health discourse and screen time. 
 
Contact Information:
Name: Erica L Zelinger
Phone: 2158954976
Email: elz26@drexel.edu
Wednesdays at Bentley
Location:
In person at Bentley Hall or on Zoom at: https://drexel.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIudeuhpzguGt1t1d7wLjskkJxXkRXbd_xN
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  • Everyone

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