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Should we sacrifice our brains to the Internet?

Should we sacrifice our brains to the Internet? | Brains & Things | Scoop.it

One of the greatest effects of the Internet is its ability to capture our attention only to scatter it, ultimately producing a generation whose brains are being better hardwired to scan, skim and multitask, causing a weakening in our ability to read and think deeply in a concentrated manner.


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Internet usage patterns may signify depression

Internet usage patterns may signify depression | Brains & Things | Scoop.it

In a new study analyzing Internet usage among college students, researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology have found that students who show signs of depression tend to use the Internet differently than those who show no symptoms of depression. 


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