Apr 16, 2014 in Lifestyle. 0 Comment
Technology is all around us. There is no disputing the fact that there isn’t a way to function in today’s world without encountering a device of some kind. Most adults have a smartphone, and kids are getting them at a younger age than ever. A majority of articles and reports available today talk about limiting ‘screen time’ for kids and teens, but what about adults who are having trouble unplugging?
Studies show that people today consume three times more information than they did in the 1960s. Also, it’s been shown that multitasking with computers and digital gadgets affects how your brain processes information and the ability to focus. There are studies currently underway that are looking at how much this technology overload is affecting moods and relationships, but almost everyone agrees that the impact isn’t always good. Is it time for a digital detox?