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Larry Rosen, Ph.D.

Title: Professor Emeritus
Email: lrosen@csudh.edu
Phone: (714) 624-4333

Contact Preference: Email

Areas of Expertise

Technology, Social Media, Technology and the Brain, Multitasking, Sleep, Addiction

Professional Background

Rosen has studied the “psychology of technology” since 1984. He has written seven books on the topic including: The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World (2016), iDisorder: Understanding Our Obsession With Technology and Overcoming its Hold on Us (2012), Rewired: Understanding the iGeneration and the Way They Learn (2010);” and Me, MySpace and I: Parenting the Net Generation (2007). Rosen has been featured on all forms of media including television, print, and radio. He has published numerous journal articles, writes blogs for Psychology Today and The Huffington Post, and is sought after as an international keynote speaker, having spoken in the United States and 20 other countries.


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Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles

International Experience

Keynote Speaking: Canada, India, Germany, Scotland, Netherlands, Italy, Hong Kong, Spain, Mexico, Slovakia, Poland, Turkey, Austria, and Hungary.

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