As Infowars suggested over the past several years, smartphones, tablets and video games are physically changing the brains of adolescents, according to early results of an ongoing $300 million study.
According to Bloomberg:
Smartphones, tablets and video games are physically changing the brains of adolescents, early results from an ongoing $300 million study funded by the National Institute of Health have shown, according to a report by “60 Minutes.”
Scientists will follow more than 11,000 nine- to 10-year-olds for a decade to see how childhood experiences impact the brain and affect emotional development and mental health.
The first bits of data suggest that the onslaught of tech screens has been transformative for young people — and maybe not for the better.
60 Minutes referred to research as the most ambitious study of adolescent brain development ever attempted:
Infowars covered this back in September, for example:
And in June:
AND in February: