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MIT Professor Explores Relationship Between Humans and Technology

Psychologist Sherry Turkle, director of the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self, is an expert on culture and therapy, mobile technology, and social networking. Her popular writing offers perspective on how we can make the most of technology, while also celebrating the essential qualities of being human. Recent books include Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other, published in November 2017, and the New York Times bestseller Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age.