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Social Media, The Internet, and Your Brain

Social media has really made an impact since it was first introduced. Last month's blog discussed how social media can create loneliness and depression. This blog will focus more on the changes it (or any overuse of screen time) can make in your brain and how to limit it. Can social media really change your brain? Absolutely. Let's look at how: 1. When looking at a brain scan of someone who struggles with the amount of time they spend online versus someone who struggles with substance use, the scans both show deterioration in the areas that support emotional regulation, decision making, and problem solving. Both addictions (physical and psychological) activate the brain reward center. (For m

 

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