addicted to technology? (Jesús and Vicent)

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Wow. The average young person spends eight and a half hours each day exposed to digital technology.Our next guest says that continuous use of the internet, the blackberrys as video games is not only altering our lives but is altering our brains. Oh my god!He's the author of "i brain surviving the technological alteration of the modern mind". Please welcome Dr Gary Small.

-Than you. I'm delighted to be here.

-Altering our brains... Am I in trouble? What do you mean?

-Well, you know, it's not all bad and it's not all good. But think about it. Every thing you do from moment to moment it affects your brain. If you pick up a book and read the page, if you scan something in your "LCD", if you look at an "iPod", if you look at the computer screen... there's a different cascade of neurochemical reactions in your brain. It's a very complex network. And if we repeatedly do the same mental task over and over again, it would strengthen those specific neuronal networks. But at what cost? (...)

-Oh...I don't know
-I'll tell you
-you mention the kids are spending a lot of time with technolog, the concern is if you have digital natives, who are born in this technology,

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Wow. The average young person spends eight and a half hours each day exposed to digital technology.Our next guest says that continuous use of the internet, the blackberrys as video games is not only altering our lives but is altering our brains. Oh my god!He's the author of "i brain surviving the technological alteration of the modern mind". Please welcome Dr Gary Small.

-Than you. I'm delighted to be here.

-Altering our brains... Am I in trouble? What do you mean?

-Well, you know, it's not all bad and it's not all good. But think about it. Every thing you do from moment to moment it affects your brain. If you pick up a book and read the page, if you scan something in your "LCD", if you look at an "iPod", if you look at the computer screen... there's a different cascade of neurochemical reactions in your brain. It's a very complex network. And if we repeatedly do the same mental task over and over again, it would strengthen those specific neuronal networks. But at what cost? (...)

-Oh...I don't know
-I'll tell you
-you mention the kids are spending a lot of time with technolog, the concern is if you have digital natives, who are born in this technology,

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