Technology Thursdays - From Children and Screens Virtual Workshop on 10/07/2020 ASK THE EXPERTS Persuasive Technology: Schemes, Memes, and How to Fight Back

Have you ever wondered why games and apps are so good at attracting your kid’s attention? Are you worried that artificial intelligence is actively manipulating your children’s behavior? Have you recently heard the term “persuasive technology” and are you curious about what it means?

Join Children and Screens on Wednesday, October 7th at noon EDT for “Persuasive Technology: Schemes, Memes, and How to Fight Back,” the latest webinar in our weekly Ask the Experts virtual workshop series. This discussion will outline the basic principles of persuasive design, an approach that uses insights from psychology and neuroscience to keep kids (and adults) online. Expert panelists will explain why these tactics work and will offer practical advice to parents hoping to mitigate their effects.

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