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Richard Freed, Ph.D.

The Tech Industry's Psychological War on Kids

Brain Development
Social Development
Mental Health
Created: 2018
Uploaded: 06/19/2018

This video of Dr. Freed's keynote address was recorded at the Children's Screen Time Action Network Conference in Boston, MA on April 20, 2018.

Dr. Richard Freed is a child and adolescent psychologist and the author of Wired Child: Reclaiming Childhood in a Digital Age. He is a contributor to the Huffington Post, and his insights have been featured in The New York Times, The Atlantic, on NPR, and other media platforms. He speaks internationally, with a focus on how to build the childhood our kids need in an age of powerful digital machines. Receiving his training at Cambridge Hospital / Harvard Medical School and the California School of Professional Psychology, Freed lives in Walnut Creek, California and is the father of two girls. He serves on the Children’s Screen Time Action Network Advisory Board.