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How to Make Your Phone Into an Ally, Not an Enemy

Technology doesn’t have to be an isolating force

“How could a phone be a shrink?” This question drove my research at Intel in 2006 and led to a prototype we called the Mood Phone. I knew the idea flew in the face of an implicit tenet of therapy: that unmediated interpersonal dialogue was essential for it to be effective. But I also knew that the…



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Margaret Morris

Margaret Morris is a psychologist, technology researcher and author of Left to Our Own Devices.