Your Smartphone Is Doing a Lot More than Just Sending a Text Message

Mar 26, 2015 at 9:29 am |
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European researchers say our smartphone use offers scientists an ideal testing ground for human brain plasticity.

Dr Ako Ghosh, from the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich, lead a team of researchers to discover that the brains and thumbs of smartphone users interact differently from those who use old-fashioned handsets.

Jim Drury went to meet him.

 

You’ll never believe what you are doing to your brain just from using your smartphone.