Children Who Frequently Check Social Media Face Significant Brain Changes

  • Here’s one more reason to limit the amount of time your child is spending in front of a screen. Social media could be reprogramming children’s brains and making them hooked on “likes,” a new study out of the University of North Carolina reveals.
  • Apps such as Instagram or Snapchat could be making teenagers almost constantly checking their phones to see if they have positive or negative reactions to their online posts, experts say.
  • The more young people check social media, the more sensitive they become to “social feedback” in the form of likes and comments, psychologists said.
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