7 Ways Technology is Affecting Our Brain ...


Technology – sure, we can’t live without it, but have you ever given any consideration to the ways technology is affecting our brain? I could get all scientific and say that technology has actually interfered in the evolutionary process and you might think that’s a very strong statement to make, but surely, if something affects the way we develop, then that can only be described as an evolutionary factor. And, there are ways technology is affecting our brain – in some really interesting ways.

1. Physical Changes

One of many ways technology is affecting our brain is that it brings about certain physical changes that affect the shapes of our brains. The technology affects our power of imagination, and with virtual simulation and other technology experienced, it sometimes becomes easy to notice a change in sense of self and human identity. The parts of the brain that control these functions are changing in shape and size.

Affecting the Ability to Think Abstractly