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Daemon
Posted: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 12:00:00 AM
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Cell Phones' Effects on Adolescent Brains

Although today's youth cannot conceive of a world without cell phones, the devices have only been around for a few decades, and little is definitively known about their health effects. Researchers in Britain are therefore launching a study to investigate the effects of cell phones and similar devices on children's brain development. It will track some 2,500 preteens into early adolescence and evaluate cognitive functions like memory and attention in an effort to discern whether their use of mobile phones, smartphones, or other wireless devices plays a role either in improving or impairing these functions. More...
The Realist
Posted: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 12:41:45 AM

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I don't do cell phones.
LucOneOff
Posted: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 2:45:14 AM

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I got a cell phone when I was 20. Probably today 20 years old is too much, but I think 16/18 years would be a right time to own a phone.
FounDit
Posted: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 9:15:00 AM

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We need a study for this? All you have to do is observe any teen for 15 minutes and you can see the brain is already affected...Whistle

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