Huiveringwekkend artikel over de “brave new world” in onderwijsland van de toekomst. Kinderen zijn een interessante doelgroep, waar veel markt partijen hun zinnen op hebben gezet!
“Many parents intuitively understand that ubiquitous glowing screens are having a negative effect on kids. But it’s even worse than we think. Recent brain imaging research is showing that they affect the brain’s frontal cortex — which controls executive functioning, including impulse control — in exactly the same way that cocaine does.
Technology is so hyper-arousing that it raises dopamine levels — the feel-good neurotransmitter most involved in the addiction dynamic — as much as sex. This addictive effect is why Dr. Peter Whybrow, director of neuroscience at UCLA, calls screens “electronic cocaine” and Chinese researchers call them “digital heroin…”
~Nicholas Kardaras, M.D., August 27, 2016
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