Using A Smart Phone Can Cause Structural Differences In Your Brain

The researchers examined 48 participants using MRI imaging, and 22 of the participants had smartphone addiction (SPA), and 26 of them were non-addicts. The main findings were that individuals with SPA showed “significant lower” grey matter volume (GMA) in the insula and in certain regions of the temporal cortex compared to the individuals without smartphone addiction, known as the controls.

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Source:  Arjun Walia

IN BRIEF

  • The Facts:A new study recently published by German researchers from Heidelberg University show differences in brain structure between people with ‘smart phone addition’ compared to people without it.
  • Reflect On:Is your child constantly on their smartphone? Are they addicted?

Childrenentering into the worldtoday are being birthed into a sea of technology that their parents never grew up with. As a result, we don’t really know the long-term consequences these technologies could have on these generations as they age. Preliminary research, however, is already showing significant cause for concern, and one of the latest examples comes from astudy published in the journalAddictive Behavioursvia German researchers.advertisement -learn more

The researchers examined 48 participants using MRI imaging, and 22 of the participants had smartphone addiction (SPA), and 26 of them were non-addicts. The main findings were that individuals with SPA showed “significant lower”…

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