What characteristics make up the best competitive video game players?
A gamer's journey may start in his or her room playing their favourite video game, but it takes much more than that to become successful player and to progress to the highest levels of competition. So what qualities make up the best competitive video game players?
The attention economy: How are the most profitable companies in human history free for use?
Many of the most popular platforms - Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, YouTube and Google - are free to use. Yet these are some of the most profitable companies of our time. So how do they make profit?
How social media hacks our brain?
Social media presents a special case of persuasive technology where psychological levers are poked and prodded again and again, often without our conscious awareness. Here are some of the most prominent examples.
Mental health, digital burnout and digital addiction in the NFT space
NFT projects are on the rise and we come across many stories about quick success and high earnings. The thought of financial opportunity that can change life for the better is appealing to many and it’s often the reason why one enters the web3 or the metaverse and becomes part of a project or owner of an NFT in a from of NFT collection or 1/1 artwork.
Effective training - how to improve your performance in game?
To get the most out of their training, players need to learn to effectively balance the cycles of stress (training) and rest.
Parent self-care - the role of parents during adolescent stage
"You’re so annoying!"
"No one in my class has limits on screen time, they can just use their phone whenever they want!"
"You’re the most annoying parents ever!"
"Get out of my room!"
Family media plan - the what, the why and the how?
The key to the balanced use of digital media is to create family rules about the use of technology - when, how much time, and what kind of content. Until now our website visitors have successfully created more than 180 family plans that help with keeping family e-rules.
LogOut Week 2021 - They took our love on the way over here, they won’t give it back, no matter how I feel…
These are the lyrics of this year’s anthem of our Logout Week. Partly for fun and partly serious the word Love in the text stands for all the digital devices that our youngsters had to give away on the train ride from Ljubljana to Radeče. For as soon as the devices were given away, our 6-day camp full of adventures, meeting new people and logging off began.
Why mindset matters for your success in the game?
Do you feel like you can no longer progress in the game? That you’re unlucky with your teammates and they make you lose games? Does it make you angry when someone else exposes your mistakes? If you answered YES to these questions, there is a high chance that you found the root of your problems - mindset.
FoMO - How social media is causing a fear of missing out
You have just had an exhausting week. You finally come home, tiredly lie down on your bed and open up social media. Suddenly you are welcomed by a picture of your friend on a sunny beach on some tropical island. You suddenly think that while others are out there enjoying life, you’re just browsing on your phone. You feel anxiety and it’s called FoMO.
2nd National Conference on Internet Addiction Prevention.
Special emphasis was placed on the period of the COVID-19 pandemic and on the consequences of the use of screens, especially in the most vulnerable groups, such as children and adolescents.
Time of distance learning and its challenges for children
Searching for answers as children and adolescents return back to everyday life after the end of Covid related measures.