Can you remember the last time you were in a public space in America and didn’t notice that half the people around you were bent over a digital screen, thumbing a connection to somewhere else?
Most of us are well aware of the convenience that instant electronic access provides. Less has been said about the costs. Research suggests that one measurable toll may be on our biological capacity to connect with other people.
To read more about attunement, meditation, and vagal tone which are an integral part of this research, please visit The New York Times article written by Barbara Fredrickson