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Digital Dementia: Are Smartphones Affecting Our Brains?

PHONES-TEXTING(CNN/WGGB) – A new study out of South Korea says that some South Korean teens are showing signs of Digital Dimensia. It’s a kind of short term memory loss they’re blaming on overuse of smart phones and game devices. They say these devices are hampering the balanced development of the brain, because digital devices remember for you.

The study found a correlation between heavy consumption of digital gadgets, and short term memory loss in young people.

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