Chris Kresser is a globally recognized leader in the fields of ancestral health, nutrition, and functional and integrative medicine. He is the New York Times bestselling author of two books: The Paleo Cure and Unconventional Medicine. Chris is the co-founder and co-director at the California Center for Functional Medicine. He is also the creator of the Kresser Institute, a globally recognized medical practitioner training program.
Topics explored in this episode:
- How humans evolved without computers and screens and how this has dramatically changed in the last 20 years.
- Is there an evolutionary mismatch?
- Hear about Chris’ experience with ‘tech sabbaths’.
- Is there an educational system in the US that considers the effects of screens on developing brains? (Hint: Waldorf schools).
Other Devices Divide Episodes:
Jerry Mander: An Author and Environmental Activist’s Cautionary Take on our Obsession with Screens (Ep. 3)
Ethan Zuckerman: An MIT Associate Professor Using Digital Media for Social Change (Ep. 2)