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So Your Child Wants to Be a Youtuber, What Now?

Not that long ago, the height of ambition for many children was to be a children's television presenter. Then there was a brief period when everyone wanted to be an X Factor star. Okay, we may mourn the days when children dreamt about becoming firemen and astronauts, but all of this sounds quaint now that [...]

By |2019-02-11T14:08:47+11:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: Social Media, Technology|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

‘Weird’ YouTube Trend Could Be Mental Health Solution, Says Expert

When Celina Pereira watches videos of people slurping food and drinks, tapping their nails and whispering into a microphone, she breaks out into goosebumps and a chill travels down her spine. It might sound bizarre, but she's experiencing ASMR – an autonomous sensory meridian response – and she's not alone. There are now more than [...]

By |2019-01-07T16:03:00+11:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

American teens gripped by epidemic that crushes empathy

I believe American teens are in the grips of a psychological epidemic that has eroded much of their capacity to connect with genuine emotion and is, therefore, crushing their empathy. Having watched tens of thousands of YouTube videos with bizarre scenarios unfolding, having Tweeted thousands of senseless missives of no real importance, having watched contrived [...]