Is Our Constant Use of Technologies Affecting Our Brain Health? We Asked 11 Experts.
November 28, 2018
(Vox) – If it’s true that constant digital distractions are changing our cognitive functions for the worse — leaving many of us more scatterbrained, more prone to lapses in memory, and more anxious — it means we’re living through a profound transformation of human cognition. Or could it be that we’re overreacting, like people in the past who panicked about new technologies such as the printing press or the radio? To find out, we decided to ask experts: How is our constant use of digital technologies affecting our brain health? The answers, you’ll see, are far from certain or even consistent.