This week’s must-reads: The Truth About Kids and Technology

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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!

The Truth About Kids and Technology (NirandFar)
Nir Eyal and Dr. Jean Twenge have differing perspectives on how bad technology is for kids and whether tech is even the real source of the associated problems.

The best way to a great product is to focus on what really matters (UX Collective) When building a new product, it is important to discern which ideas are really important to make sure efforts are focused on the most valuable features at every moment of the creation process.

The NfX Marketplace Scorecard (NfX)
NfX shares their current internal methodology they use to invest or advise a marketplace.

Intellectual Humility: The Ultimate Guide (Shane Snow)
Intellectual Humility helps us understand how to get better at working together and thinking differently.

How a Former Canadian Spy Helps Wall Street Mavens Think Smarter(New York Times) Shane Parrish was a cybersecurity expert at Canada’s top intelligence agency and has now become an unlikely guru for Wall Street.

Does economic growth need to end? (Tim Harford)
What are the limits to economic growth and have we already recklessly exceeded them?

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