Thursday, January 12, 2012

'Internet Addiction' can change Brain like a 'Cocaine Addiction'

[ via Business Insider ] 12 Jan

Chinese experts who have scanned the brains of 17 young internet addicts and found that their addiction is changing the way their brains function, Business Insider reports quoting BBC.
The teams' discoveries suggest that the brains of the addicted appeared to show the same changes to the brain's "white matter" — the connecting web of the brain — as those found in those addicted to alcohol, cocaine and cannabis.

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