This week’s must-reads: Instead of making parenting resolutions, make feeder decisions

In my work as a behavioral designer, I come across important stories on how psychology influences our behavior. Every week, I share my round-up of the most important stories at the intersection of psychology, technology and business. I hope you enjoy them!

Is Tech Ruining Kids? How To Safely Manage Screen Time (NirandFar) Convinced by the ominous headlines and fed up with their kids’ tech distractions, some parents have resorted to extreme measures.

Overconfidence: An Autobiography (Jason Zweig) The most dangerous of all people is the fool who thinks he is brilliant.

Why It’s Important to be Intentional With Your Calendar (Swaay) Keeping a strong personal calendar will not only keep you on task, but will also make sure you prioritize time with friends and family, too.

80% of New Year Resolutions Fail Unless You Have an Action Plan (Ruby Shi) The reality of implementing great ideas is to first take ownership of them.

Twitter Made Us Better (The New York Times) These days, everyone thinks it’s a cesspit. But it’s changed whose voices we hear. That’s a good thing.

The Surprising Reason Our Parenting Resolutions Fail (Psychology Today) Don’t make parenting resolutions, make feeder decisions instead.

Happy reading!

- Nir

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