Facebook Can Cause Serious Mental Health Problems In Kids ?

A study done by Dr. Larry D. Rosen, a professor of psychology at California State University, shows that the excessive use of social networking site Facebook can cause serious mental health problems like aggressive tendencies and antisocial behavior in kids.

The title of the study was “Poke Me: How Social Networks Can Both Help and Harm Our Kids” and is based on the findings by Dr. Rosen, who is studying the effect of technology in our day-to-day life for more than 25 years.

Rosen also said that the parents today think that by using a monitoring tool, they can limit their child’s social activity. But they are completely wrong as their kids are more technically advanced than them and usually find a way to work around that monitoring tool.

Though its negative impacts are more, the study shows that social networking has also made youngsters more efficient at communication skills and they can easily communicate with their teachers through social media.

The thing here is that like everything in this world, social networking has both pros and cons. It depends on the end users how to use a platform they have been provided with.

Do you think social networking is valuable or is it just a way to kill your time?

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Has Human Brain Reached Its Full Capacity ?

Is our brain currently at its best? Can’t we improve it further? Well, according to some scientists from the Cambridge University, our intelligence is at its best and people can’t get more cleverer.

The team led by Professor Simon Laughlin gave a reason in the support of this claim which states that people are not able to provide their brain with the right amount of energy and oxygen which is required for the proper development of the brain.

Professor Laughlin stated that,“We have demonstrated that brain must consume energy to function and that these requirements are sufficiently demanding to limit our performance and determine design.”

He further added that,”Such energy demands mean there is a limit to the information we can process.”

It was found that the wiring inside the brain needs vast amount of energy for the proper functioning of brain and if that amount of energy is not provided to the brain, the intelligence of a person can’t be increased.

Ed Bullmore, a team member said that,“High integration of brain networks seems to be associated with high IQ. But you also pay a price for intelligence. Becoming smarter means improving connections between different brain areas but this runs into tight limits on energy, along with space for the wiring,”

What do you think?

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Android Tablets Will Beat iPad In 5 Years

Android’s rivalry with Apple’s iPad started with the launch of Android OS for tablets. Ever since their launch, Android tablets are giving a tough competition to the Apple’s beast. According to a study, Android tablets are taking the market share from the iPad at a very high speed.

It is expected that Android tablets will beat the iPad in terms of sales in 5 years and that is a huge compliment seeing that the iPad nearly owns tablet market.

Many factors are responsible for Android’s high growth rate which include better APIs , better apps, open source OS and the ease to use. Furthermore, unlike the iPad, Android tablets get regular updates for their OS which enables them to use the latest services provided by their carriers.

Of course, it will not be easy for Android tablets to remove the iPad from its first position but if we look closely on the growth rate of Android tablets, it is nearly confirmed that Google’s pet will replace Apple’s demon from the throne and will take its crown.

Whatever be the outcome of this competition, users will be hugely benefited from this rivalry as it will bring down costs and will ensure that users get best services from their tablets.

Let’s see what future has in store for us.

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