Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Compare cell phone plans using Wirefly's innovative plan comparison tool ×

Submission + - Technology is Remaking Teenage Brains (pbs.org)

tcd004 writes: The teen years are a critical "pruning" stage in the brain. Neural pathways that are needed are strengthened, and those that aren't are discarded. How is a twitter/facebook/texting/xbox lifestyle remaking the teen brain? DR. JAY GIEDD, a neuroscientist, National Institute of Mental Health is studying the affects of multitasking and constant communication on teens, and he thinks these influences may actually be building a better brain.
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Technology is Remaking Teenage Brains

Comments Filter:

How many weeks are there in a light year?

Working...