Smartphone Addiction

Topics:

Biological Sciences – The Body

Chemical Sciences – Atoms

Additional – Careers

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Form and Function

Chemical Sciences – Properties of Matter; Change of Matter

Years: 9

Smartphone addiction literally changes teenagers’ brains

Smartphone addiction literally changes teenagers’ brains

The challenger to WRESAT’s crown

Word count: 315

Researchers from Korea University have proven that smartphone and internet addiction changes brain chemistry in young people. They used a technique called magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) to measure brain chemicals in addicted, non-addicted, and recovering people.

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