re: The Epoch Times
Real science is never settled, and anyone who has certainty on such things is not qualified to discuss it.
Tough to prove causality, maybe impossible. And it could be backwards science.
However, I am onboard with the idea that phones and tablets deliver permanent loss of function for young brains, and negatively affect adults also. All you need to do is watch people somewhere, anywhere. Try to interact with a cyborg and it’s startling.
Meanwhile, there is now a way to make it worse, much worse, by tuning-out even more.
A sudden, unprecedented change in mental disorders has scientists worried about what it could mean.
“It’s not just the amount of time spent in the cyber world,” Mr. Kersting told The Epoch Times, “but also what they missed out on: outside play and social learning.”
WIND: that one quote captures it all, I think—instead of a useful tool, it becomes an addiction and avoidance mechanism.
Electronic devices are electronic heroin. And just as with heroin, some portion of the population become addicts for life.