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At present we are very accustomed to dedicating several hours a day to social networksHowever, we have bad news for you, since this could cause you socialization problems with your environment and with other people, but not only that, it can also cause effects on your brain and then we will tell you the stimuli that you get from spending time on a social network.
A study carried out by a group of researchers from the University of North Carolina has recently been published, in which they observed the long-term neural development of some adolescents who used the social networks on a daily basis, in addition to other Applicationswhere they came to the conclusion that there was neural changes.
This research was published in the scientific journal “JAMA Pediatrics”, where it is emphasized that currently children and adolescents are growing up consulting everything on the internet and in the social networks, leaving aside the books, encyclopedias and others. This causes your brains become hypersensitive to social responses.
In addition, the social networks being in constant feedback through likes, messages, comments and notifications causes changes in life social real of adolescents This study was carried out following up 169 young people between the ages of 13 and 17, who were observed for three years, and in which changes in the behaviors were reflected. brains of adolescents who consulted the social networks more than 15 times a day, these became neurologically more sensitive to rewards stimuli and social punishments.
How can you avoid this?
It is recommended that parents talk with their adolescent children, in addition to helping them find other alternatives to socialize and develop, without the use of technology, such as practicing sports, dancing, reading, even starting a trade and professional study. In addition, it is important to warn adolescents about scams, bullying or grooming situations that they may suffer in social networks.
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