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Connection Addiction: A Look at Impacts of Internet on the Brain

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Research shows that the brains of internet users are comparable to the brains of drug and alcohol addicts... On this hour, we'll talk a look at the impacts of the internet and technology on our human brains.

Guests

  • Dr. Gary Small (Director, Longevity Center, Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior, UCLA)
  • Dr. L. Mark Carrier (Chair, Psychology Department, California State University, Dominguez Hills)
  • Kevin Roberts (author, ADHD expert and recovering addict)

Read More

Topic for this hour's show was inspired by an article in Newsweek. Click here for more information on iBrain: Surviving the Technological Altercation of the Modern Mind by Gary Small. Click here for more information on Cyber Junkie: Escape the Gaming and Internet Trap by Kevin Roberts.