Digital addiction increases loneliness, anxiety and depression

This article discusses the effects that smartphones and social media have on our brains and our mental health. Our use of these technologies often becomes an addiction, causing actual changes in neural connections in the same way as an opioid or other substance addiction. Moreover, the emphasis in our culture on social media and texting increases loneliness and depression by decreasing interpersonal connections. They point out that it is possible to retrain your brain and break this addiction, but will the majority of society buy into that and change the culture?

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