Is your smart phone hacking your brain?

Is your smart phone hacking your brain?

Programmers of social media apps and increasing range of other apps apply neuroscience to program your brain.

http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/brain-hacking-2/

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Brent

I’m not a CBS subscriber so I wasn’t able to watch the video. Here is a related article.
http://www.thedrum.com/news/2017/04/10/former-google-programmer-speaks-out-about-brain-hacking-and-the-addictive-nature

Here is an interesting article about the effects of smart phone usage on cognitive performance, interpersonal relating and memory.
https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/glue/201501/is-your-smartphone-making-you-dumb

Here is another article explaining how GPS smart phone apps affect the brains natural ability to navigate. The author argues smart phone users are becoming navigational idiots.
http://www.motherjones.com/media/2016/11/gps-brain-function-memory-navigation-maps-apps/

Brent

An article on the engineered addiction embedded in smart phone apps. Anderson Cooper interviews multiple techies about the subject.

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/brain-hacking-tech-insiders-60-minutes/

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