Reclaiming Conversation

Jay Shetty encourages us to consider the ways in which technology affects our personal lives.
Jay Shetty encourages us to consider the ways in which technology affects our personal lives.
MIT sociologist Sherry Turkle explains why we need to think twice before praising talking robotic toys.
M.I.T. sociologist & author of Reclaiming Conversation, Sherry Turkle, explains why we can't learn empathy from robotic toys.
M.I.T. professor and author of "Reclaiming Conversation" argues that we must move away from using the metaphor of addiction when talking about our phones.
M.I.T. Professor and author of Reclaiming Conversation, Sherry Turkle, explains the trouble with texting at mealtime.
MIT Professor Sherry Turkle tackles ghosting, the phenomenon familiar to texters, and how its effects can be more lasting
We spend an average of three hours each day fixated on our phones. And all that quality time with those tiny screens, MIT
The psychologist Sherry Turkle argues that replacing face-to-face communication with smartphones is diminishing people’s capacity for empathy.
Smartphones are ruining relationships. If you don’t agree, read Sherry Turkle’s “Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk
My recent Sunday Review essay, adapted from my book “Reclaiming Conversation,” made a case for face-to-face talk. The piece
“Who in this cafe is talking?” Sherry Turkle looks around a trendy coffee shop in Downtown Crossing. The walls are lined
A father accompanies his daughter on a school field trip and spends the whole time Instagraming. College students literally choose an electric shock over sitting quietly for six minutes without any devices to entertain them.