Reason No. 572 Why I’m Glad We Didn’t Have the Internet When I was a Kid

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British neuroscientist says that Facebook and other social networks are bad for children’s brains:

Social networking websites are causing alarming changes in the brains of young users, an eminent scientist has warned.

Sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Bebo are said to shorten attention spans, encourage instant gratification and make young people more self-centered.

She also says that computer games and “fast paced” TV shows are also causing damage.

Well, there’s always the golf channel.

0 responses to “Reason No. 572 Why I’m Glad We Didn’t Have the Internet When I was a Kid

  1. Oh THAT British neuroscientist (Baroness Professor Susan Greenfield).This might explain why I’m having trouble selling my social media services to the Royal Institution (a science body she chairs).Won’t stop me trying tho!!