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IO PSYCHOLOGY: Hyper-focus|How to stay focused in an age of distractions

About our Presenters

Dr Lena Waizenegger, Senior Lecturer, AUT

Dr Lena Waizenegger is a Senior Lecturer in Information Systems and the founder of the Early Career Academics forum at AUT. Her research covers digital wellbeing, conversational agents, Robotic Process Automation, and ubiquitous connectivity. Her work has been published in top academic Journals, and she regularly speaks at international conferences. Lena’s research is featured in renowned outlets such as Forbes, Psychology Today and BBC.

Taino Bendz

Taino's mission is to help people live a better life by changed technology habits. In addition to organising the annual Phone Free Day Global Challenge, he runs workshops and presents widely about our relationship with technology. Taino is a published research collaborator, has a master's degree and has worked in the tech sector for 10 years. He has two young sons and loves being outdoor and playing basketball.”

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