Caroline Grant
Mail Online
August 12, 2009

[efoods]Predictive text messaging changes the way children’s brains work and makes them more likely to make mistakes generally, a study has found.

Scientists say the system, which involves pressing one key per letter before the phone works out what word the user wants to type, trains young people to be fast but inaccurate.

They claim this makes them prone to impulsive and thoughtless behaviour in everyday life.

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