The Biological Effect of the Internet on You

The popularity of the internet has caused millions of people to use online resources to connect, market, research, and communicate, among other things. However, the use of the internet is proving to have more effects on the functions of our brains than we care to believe.

A recent finding in UCLA shows that the more one uses the internet, the more one’s brain is stimulated in a unique way that further affects how our brains process information. This was determined through a study that compared sets of MRI scans of different test subjects of 55 to 78 year olds who were internet savvy and also those who were not. The good news is that the use of the internet can stimulate your brain in a way that prevents dementia from affecting you, especially if you are older.

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