[AUDIO] Chatting about Children & Gaming @PremierRadio

This morning was an opportunity to chat about a growing concern (but also a growing opportunity!) for many parents, especially as it’s half-term for many – what are healthy habits to undertake regarding your children and their gaming devices – there’s three segments for this (or listen to the whole Inspirational Breakfast programme on Premier Radio: Chatting with Bex Lewis: Chatting with Kelvin Whittaker Chatting with Leanne Bell Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer Continue Reading →

[PRESS] On @PremierRadio : Children and Social Media, Gaming and Addiction

Earlier this morning I was live on Inspirational Breakfast for Premier Radio. Listen to the show online – I come in at about 8.10am. Take the opportunity to try Guardians of Ancora. *Note that I’m currently completing a chapter on how the digital has affected those working with those dealing with abuse, addiction and difficult behaviour for a second edition of The Christian Handbook of Abuse, Addiction and Difficult Behaviour.  drbexl Life Explorer, HE/learning, Christian, cultural history, WW2 Continue Reading →

[ARTICLE] Little Gamers in @ChildrensworkMag

Smart phones and tablets have placed gaming at the centre of our society. You don’t need to spend long on public transport to see someone playing ‘angry birds’ or ‘2048’, but what does this mean for our children? Are video games evil or could they help child development? Dr Bex Lewis investigates…  I still remember the excitement of my first go on a very basic game on a BBC computer (the one with the red button) at Continue Reading →

BBC Radio 4: Digital Human (Series 6:2014: Episode 3: Abandon) #DigiHuman

3/6: Abandon http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04mc1hf What happens when we abandon a place? And why is it so difficult for us to leave these places behind? In this episode, Aleks explores abandon both on and offline. We tell the story of the only permanent resident of Fukushima’s radiation exclusion zone. Naoto Matsura stayed in Tomioka while everyone around him fled. He’s now the unofficial caretaker of this abandoned town. Aleks contrasts this with a remarkable example of digital Continue Reading →