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Smartphones are designed to make life easier, giving users instant access both to the world around them and the world at large, but experts warn that they could also negatively affect our brains.
"When people ask me the question, you know, 'What is our technology, our phones, doing? Are they making us smarter or dumber?' I say, 'Yes, they are. They're making us smarter, and they're making us dumber,'" said Dr. Sandi Chapman, chief director for the Center for BrainHealth in Dallas.
Chapman, who has studied the effects of technology on the brain, said she believes smartphones help our brains work differently and are valuable tools. For instance, people don't have to remember phone numbers if they're stored in a contact list -- and that's a good thing.Continue Reading >>
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