Published in



Screens Are the Latest Invention NOT Ruining Kids

We have to help our children manage their tech usage — not outlaw it

Credit: Dean Mitchell/Getty Images

Nir Eyal is the author of the new book, Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life. This piece is part of a weeklong series on how to battle distraction, co-edited by Eyal.




The undercurrents of the future. A publication from Medium about technology and people.

Recommended from Medium


Google Pixel: Brand Loyalty

holoride x TehMoonwalkeR AMA — 7th Sept, 2021

Shifu Augmented Reality Orboot Educational Game (Multicolour)

Shifu Augmented Reality Orboot Educational Game (Multicolour)

Eight tips to improve your online meeting video + audio game

The Roomba i3 Plus self-emptying vacuum is $90 off for Verge readers : Gadget Game News

Helium Summer Promo

What are the Different Types of Ballasts?

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Nir Eyal

Nir Eyal

Posts may contain affiliate links to my two books, “Hooked” and “Indistractable.” Get my free 80-page guide to being Indistractable at:

More from Medium

Why Do We Glorify Working Late?

Wistful man with documents at table in dark room

The Cardinal Rule of Professional DMs

Zoning Requirements Are Killing Millennials’ Home Buying Dreams

What is an Annuity? (And Can it Get You Out of Debt? — Due