How Social Media Is Rewiring Our Brains [Video]
New technologies are not just changing our behavior -- they're rewiring our nervous systems.
Social media is rewiring our brains. The latest video from the folks at AsapSCIENCE looks at how social media use is affecting our own physiology. In one study, almost 90 percent of people experienced phantom vibrations from their smartphone in the last two weeks. Our brains are starting to perceive an itch for a text! Some other takeaways from the video:
- On addiction: Five to 10 percent of Internet users are unable to control their Internet use.