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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2 thoughts on “Is your smart phone hacking your brain?

  1. 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/

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