Doctors in South Korea are reporting a surge in “digital dementia” among young people who have become so reliant on electronic devices that they can no longer remember everyday details like their phone numbers.

From seniors down to teens, everyone increasingly depends on digital technologies. Surveys reveal a startling side-effect: the brain’s left side gets a workout while the right stays underdeveloped.

The result?

Loss in memory and cognitive function (thinking skills).

One thought on “Surge of digital dementia

  1. yes so true the use of Smart phones, reminder apps, GPS trackers we are using less of our own brain and so activity is important.

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