War images and mental health

KIRO | April 12, 2022

Folks everywhere are feeling the emotional burden of Russia's war in Ukraine, especially because results of the violent clashes are so visible through modern media as well as social media coverage. This story featuring Michele Bedard-Gilligan, PhD, was covered by multiple media outlets including KING 5, KOMO Radio and FOX 13.


Students are behaving badly in class. Excessive screen time might be to blame

Education Week | April 12, 2022

Without even counting digital instruction, the amount of time teenagers and tweens spend staring at computer screens rivals how much time they would spend working at a full- or a part-time job. Educators and children’s health experts alike argue students need more support to prevent the overuse of technology from leading to unhealthy behaviors in the classroom. Michelle Garrison, PhD, is quoted.