Johann Hari is a writer and journalist. He has written for The New York Times, Le Monde, The Guardian, and other newspapers. His TED Talks have been viewed over 70 million times, and his work has been praised by a broad range of people, from Oprah Winfrey to Noam Chomsky to Joe Rogan.
342 Attention Crisis: Kids & Parents
In this episode, I talk to the brilliant Johann Hari. Johann is the author of three New York Times best-selling books, including the newly released Stolen Focus: Why You Can’t Pay Attention. In our fascinating conversation, we discuss some of the biggest shifts in modern society that have had detrimental effects on our attention and the attention of our children. The good news is that each of these shifts can be corrected. However, to do this we have to decide that we value attention and we have to fight for it.