If you’re reading this, chances are you’re using a smartphone to do so. More over, if you’re an adult you’ll probably go on to interact with your phone for about five hours today. That’s a lot of screen time.
Current science shows that frequent smartphone usage is changing the way that our brains work. What new research doesn’t show however, is whether these changes are for the better or worse.
Have you noticed that when you have access to a smartphone you’re likely to use it help you remember things that you already know? Do you feel that little twinge of anxiety when you leave your phone in the next room? These are just some of the ways that your mind is slowly adapting to the technology.
Watch this for a detailed explanation on just how smartphones are rewiring your brain.