WIRED put together an illustrated suggestion on how to spend your 9 hours of daily media intake (an average American media consumption number). As a snapshot of daily 9 hour media consumption it’s a pretty sad prospect. Spending this much time glued to a screen when not working or interacting with other human beings in real life is not all that appealing when I think about it.
Practicing good nutrition keeps your mind sharp, your body fit, and your life long. The same could be said for consuming media. (Seriously, knowledge is power.) When you add it all up, the average American spends roughly nine hours a day glued to some kind of screen, and like your diet, quality is as important as quantity. Here are Wired’s suggested servings for optimal media health.