Online Supplement for The Anxious Generation
This section provides supplemental material omitted from the book for brevity. Appendix A guides readers through the significant technological and societal changes between the two phases of The Great Rewiring of Childhood (2010-2015), and the four decades before it.
Supplements for Each Chapter
This section contains figures and text that are relevant to each chapter, but that were cut to reduce the length of the printed book. The material is organized by chapter. Click on the chapter title below to go to the relevant page.
PART 1: A TIDAL WAVE
Chapter 1: The Surge of Suffering
PART 2: THE BACKSTORY: THE DECLINE OF PLAY-BASED CHILDHOOD
Chapter 2: What Children Need to Do in Childhood
Chapter 3: Discover Mode and the Need for Risky Play
Chapter 4: Puberty and the Blocked Transition to Adulthood
PART 3: THE GREAT REWIRING: THE RISE OF PHONE-BASED CHILDHOOD
Chapter 5: The Four Basic Harms
Chapter 6: Why Social Media Harms Girls More Than Boys
Chapter 7: What Is Happening to Boys?
Chapter 8: Spiritual Degradation and Elevation
PART 4: COLLECTIVE ACTION FOR HEALTHIER CHILDHOOD
Chapter 9: Preparing for Collective Action
Chapter 10: What Governments And Tech Companies Can Do Now
Chapter 11: What Schools Can Do Now
Chapter 12: What Parents Can Do Now
Chapter 13: Bring Childhood Back To Earth