“A 2010 study by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that students 8 to 18 spend more than 7.5 hours a day engaged with computers, cell phones, TV, music, or video games…

“Studies have shown multitasking can lead to faster response time, improved peripheral vision, and a greater ability to sift through information quickly. But it also results in a diminished ability to focus on one thing for long…

“How will the generation coming of age now–less accustomed to sustained concentration–be affected? No one’s sure…

“We need to learn from what they’re saying and help our current teenagers a swell as younger kids learn to disconnect…” (From:  http://www.parade.com/health/2011/10/generation-wired.html)

 

 

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