Working with the Internet change your brainEvents, Thursday, May 24, 2012 18:13:24
As many people already got used to spend hours at the computer, and many scientists have undertaken to establish what impact this has on our brain, comment Monday. Leading American neuroscientist Gary Small of UCLA in Los Angeles says that working with the Internet affects the brain more than you think.
He is the author of a book entitled iMozak: how to survive the technical changes of modern thinking. It tells about his research showing that daily work with many influences on the thinking and behavior, especially young people. The computer can learn to react more quickly visually improve our attention faster to study and arrange large amounts of information. Excess however, may lead to the opposite - a deterioration of memory, impaired attention syndrome or depression. Scientists at UCLA have found that an hour a day at the computer can improve the ability to work with information and people between 55 and 60 years. Our brain is plastic and our daily actions change it, he says. If you work on a computer at night do not play computer games and do not go in cyberspace and indulge in contact with people, advises the American scientist.
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