TITLE

THE WWW. ADDICTION

AUTHOR(S)
Wylie, Mary Sykes
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Psychotherapy Networker Magazine;Sep/Oct2010, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's views on the impact of internet addiction in one's cognitive abilities. According to Patricia Greenfield, developmental psychologist, the rapid shift of focus in multitasking did improve facility at some tasks requiring the ability to keep track lots of simultaneous signals like air-traffic control and added that multitasking is a continual distraction and interruption on the brain. Moreover, other advantages and disadvantages of multitasking are also presented.
ACCESSION #
54278302

 

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