Sivani Saravanamuttu of Project Plain Talk (PPT), is the author of the book, “The Digital Pied Piper Effect” (2018).  It deals with the health impacts of gadget addiction, apps and devices aimed at children, role of technology in education, cyberbullying and online abuse, distracted driving and road safety, and everyday living in a digital world.  The information in this book can be used by parents, teachers, healthcare professionals, researchers, lawmakers, technologists, and governments to implement safe policies, practices and guidance, in order to safeguard the health and development of young people.

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