Tag: technology and the brain

More Bad News About Smartphones – When Will We Heed the...

We might expect that there would be a reasonable response to an overwhelming body of evidence that our tech usage patterns must be altered or consequences will only become more dismal. Yet as we are learning, trends seem to be running contrary to what the advice begs us to consider.

“Virtual Autism” May Explain Explosive Rise in ASD Diagnoses

New clinical case studies have found that many young children who spend too much screen time—on TV’s, video games, tablets and computers—have symptoms labeled as “autism.” When parents take away the screens for a few months the child’s symptoms disappear.

“TV May Be Bad for Your Brain”

The New York Times Mind blog covers a recent study that suggests that watching three-hours of TV every day is associated with diminished cognitive...