Changes in our brains from online activity

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Changes in our brains from online activity

#1 Postby lucky9 » Wed Jul 11, 2012 1:23 am

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Re: Changes in our brains from online activity

#2 Postby GoManutd » Wed Jul 11, 2012 6:58 am

frontline did a documentary, digital nation, that gets into aspects of this. the instant access to, and deluge of information is having profound effects on kids, and the teachers who are tasked with teaching them.

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Re: Changes in our brains from online activity

#3 Postby joany » Wed Jul 11, 2012 9:53 am

This article provides food for thought. In a related topic, studies have shown that watching excessive amounts television can scramble the brains of young children. Interestingly, the neurological damage doesn't depend on the actual content of the programming. It seems that the flashing screen itself is the cause, and the effects are cumulative. Parents who sit their toddlers in front of "Baby Einstein" videos may be doing more harm than good.
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Re: Changes in our brains from online activity

#4 Postby GoManutd » Wed Jul 11, 2012 10:57 am

sometime this past year there was an research article that showed that the baby einstein videos provide absolutely no developmental benefit to infants.


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