I-Minds

I-Minds

How Cell Phones, Computers, Gaming, and Social Media Are Changing Our Brains, Our Behavior, and the Evolution of Our Species

Book - 2016
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"Cell phones, computers and other devices, are now completely embedded in global culture. Engaging and entertaining yet scientifically rigorous, i-Minds demonstrates how our constant connectivity is rapidly changing our brains, what the dangers are, and what positive steps we can all take to embrace new technology while protecting our well-being and steering our future in a much more human direction."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Gabriola Island, BC, Canada :, New Society Publishers,, [2016]
ISBN: 9780865718258
Branch Call Number: 303.483 S978
Characteristics: xix, 243 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

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" In sum, brain imaging studies on IA gaming have collectively found that, as with other addictions, multiple systems and regions involved in reward and executive function are implicated.. . . If devices are left available, point-blank, any intervention, neurotherapy or otherwise, will not work. There will be brief improvements, and then the brain will deregulate once again; educational deficits and behavioral challenges will recur."

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