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Claude Almansi

Social websites harm children's brains: Chilling warning to parents from top neuroscien... - 0 views

  • 'I'm not against technology and computers. But before they start social networking, they need to learn to make real relationships with people.'
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    Social networking websites are causing alarming changes in the brains of young users, an eminent scientist has warned.

    Sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Bebo are said to shorten attention spans, encourage instant gratification and make young people more self-centred.

    The claims from neuroscientist Susan Greenfield will make disturbing reading for the millions whose social lives depend on logging on to their favourite websites each day.
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