Internet Addiction

Web Junkie – Internet Addiction Documentary

Internet Addiction is a hot topic, especially in our home. My son, who is 7, will be the first generation of children born with an iPad in their hands. Ok, that might be an exaggeration, but he did get one at the age of two.  I wonder what the effects will be both mentally and … Continue reading Web Junkie – Internet Addiction Documentary

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Addiction in the Form of the Internet

Internet Addiction Addiction is a strong and harmful need to regularly have something or do something. For most people, moderate and self-regulated internet use remains the norm, but with our new generation being born using the web, it’s is important to properly understand this new addiction. The disorder is marked by excessive (non-productive time spend online). Just like … Continue reading Addiction in the Form of the Internet

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Internet, Texting and Digital Addiction?

'Generation D' and the Neurological Basis for Digital Addiction | The Fix. A recent LA Times article named texting the “addiction du jour” for teens, surpassing more traditional ones, like smoking and sex. The statistics are very sobering as they reinforce the dangers of texting while driving. An astonishing 40% of all American teenagers report having been … Continue reading Internet, Texting and Digital Addiction?