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Heavy Screen Time May Cause Premature Changes In Brain Structure Among Kids: Study

MRI scans of children who spend more than seven hours a day watching interactive media showed significant changes in their brain structure. The American Academy for Pediatrics advised that children below 18 months should avoid screen time.

Neuroscience December 10, 2018

Half Of US Teens Report They Feel Addicted To Their Smartphones, Parents Agree

A poll conducted by Common Sense Media revealed that 50 percent of teens feel addicted to their smartphones. The survey also showed that parents are aware of the addiction.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 3, 2016

Human Brains Are Hardwired For Facebook Addiction: Psychologist

Facebook addiction among the present generation is hardwired in the brain, a psychologist says. Brain evolution, particularly that of size, explains how such social changes occurred.

Life March 8, 2016

When technology gets addicting: Internet, Smartphones, Google Glass and more

Technology addiction is becoming more common around the world, as more than half of college students believe they may be addicted to their phones.

Healthy Living/Wellness October 15, 2014

Video games are as bad as heroin, according to UK newspaper

UK newspaper The Sun claims Britain is 'in the grip of a gaming addiction,' but a key source from the story says they don't have their facts straight.

Video Games July 13, 2014

Dead smartphone battery causes stress in 92 percent of Britons

While only one-fourth of the British population would panic in case the battery on their smartphone runs out, almost all Brits would be stressed if the same thing happens to them.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 14, 2014

73 percent of Indian tweens use Facebook, other social networking sites despite age requirements

An Indian organization reveals that 73 percent of Indian minors access Facebook and other social media sites, putting them at higher risk for cyber bullying and sexual abuse. Who is to blame?

Internet May 10, 2014

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