Your internet may be hurting your brain

Brain

The brain is a wonderful creation and the internet is often used to enhance or complement the capacity and recall within our most important organ. Unfortunately, technology has made it possible for us to actually overload our brains through the speed and volume through which we’re able to multitask online.

How many tabs are open on your computer right now? How many screens are you using? Is your iPad or smartphone close and do they have other things happening on them at the same time that you’re reading this?

We live in a multitasking world where productivity and enjoyment are often gauged by how much we’re doing at once. This infographic breaks down the ways that we’re hurting our brain as a result. Click to enlarge.

Digital Stress and Your Brain
Via: OnlineUniversities.com

Written by Connor Livingston

+Connor Livingston is a tech blogger who will be launching his own site soon, Lythyum. He lives in Oceanside, California, and has never surfed in his life. Find him on Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest.
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