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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-565207/Modern-technology-changing-way-brains-work-says-neuroscientist.html
This is quite an interesting article! It brought forth an entirely new kind of issue that has existed for quite some time, yet I had never even thought about. The very valid points that the neuroscientist is talking about are pretty intimidating if you really think about them. The idea that all these new stimuli are literally changing our brains, in ways that we have no idea yet, is absolutely mind boggling. I almost don't want to believe it, because, it's well, so hard to believe.
I agree that scientists most certainly need to start looking into these potential, changes in our brain, and get some answers to the outcomes of the prolonged use of these technologies to our brain, sooner rather than later, when it's too late. I also think that there should be several conversations about the speed of change and potential impact to our brains, and therefore our selves.
I agree with him on a lot of the points he brought up though. The author states, "We could be raising a hedonistic generation who live only in the thrill of the computer-generated moment, and are in distinct danger of detaching themselves from what the rest of us would consider the real world."
This is so close to the truth it's scary!! Too often almost everyone I know is drowned in technology, day after day, from sun up till sun down, sometime's never even coming up for air. The first thing they do is get on their phones while they walk over to their computer, in order to submerge themselves in a virtual world to start the day out! And this is happening all over the world not just with the people I know, which makes you just feel helpless and stand back in complete disbelief, to this new technology driven world that's upon us.

What worries me is that if something as innocuous as…...

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