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Joanne Cantor  

An internationally recognized expert on overcoming digital distractions and enhancing creativity

Joanne Cantor, PhD, is a professional speaker, author, and researcher who helps people make the most of their time and their talents by effectively managing the technology in their lives. Through her consulting firm, Your Mind on Media, she speaks on productivity, creativity, and stress reduction to business, professional, and educational organizations. Her latest book, Conquer CyberOverload: Get More Done, Boost Your Creativity, and Reduce Stress, grew out of her research and workshops.

Dr. Cantor is an internationally recognized expert on the psychology of media and communications. She was a professor at the University of Wisconsin for 26 years and is the author of three books and more than 90 scholarly articles and chapters. She has won awards for her speaking, her writing, and her mentoring of graduate students.

In recognition of her expertise, Dr. Cantor has testified on numerous occasions before US Congressional committees as well as the Federal Communications Commission. She is frequently cited in the national press and has been a guest on numerous radio and television shows including Oprah, Good Morning America, and The Daily Rundown with Chuck Todd and Savannah Guthrie. She has recently been quoted in Newsweek, The London Times, The Chicago Tribune, and the New York Post. In 2010 she received the "Rising Star" Award from the Wisconsin chapter of the National Speakers Association.

Dr. Cantor's most popular presentations to Businesses and Associations are:

"So You Think You Can Multitask: Preserving Productivity Under Information Overload"

"This is Your Mind on Media: Staying Sane in a Crazy Culture"

"Facebook vs. Face Time: Relationships and Mental Health in the Internet Age"

Her most popular presentations on the College Market are:

"Thriving on Campus and in Cyberspace: Staying Connected While Succeeding in School"

"Getting Students to Turn Off Digital Distractions and Tune in to Lectures and Learning."

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