Monday, November 16, 2009

I'm Not Worried at --Hey, Is That a -- Whoa, Sihiny!

Attention loss feared as high-tech rewires brain: "[S]ome mental health experts fear that a growing technology addiction, perhaps accelerated by the popularity of smart phones and social networks, will lead to a breakdown of interpersonal relationships and an increase in attention deficit disorder.

'If our attention span constricts to the point where we can only take information in 140-character sentences, then that doesn't bode too well for our future,' said Dr. Elias Aboujaoude, director of Stanford University's Impulse Control Disorders Clinic at Stanford University."

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