Study Links Technology to ‘Digital Dementia’

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In an age when our devices do the thinking for us, we may be forgetting more than we realize.

A study done in South Korea found a heavy reliance on technology may be linked to short-term memory loss in young people, CNN reported.

Call it digital dementia.

Smartphones and gaming devices seem to be hampering the balanced development of the brain, according to the study.

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