Negative Effects Of Smartphones

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Research Paper Question The rapid pace of technological growth changes the world as we know it. Many of these changes prove beneficial, but some come with negative side effects. Write a research paper on a technology, that has impacted a wide range of people and note both the good and bad effects of this technological development. International University of the Caribbean Lecturer: Mr.Christian Student: Javaune Simpson ID#:1220301 Date: November 19, 2014 Smartphones According to the google online dictionary a smartphone is defined as: Noun A mobile phone that performs many of the functions of a computer, typically having a touchscreen interface, Internet access, and an operating system capable of running downloaded apps. What…show more content…
Michelle Drouin, who is a professor at Indiana University-Purdue University in Fort Wayne, Indiana, 89% of the undergraduates she lectures has experienced these phantom vibrations about every two weeks on the average although only one in 11 classified them as “bothersome.” Those who reacted more emotionally to text messages and were more dependent on text messaging were more bothered by them. (Drouin,2014) • Computer Vision Syndrome Staring at the tiny font in your texts and scrolling through dozens of tweets can lead to eyestrain, blurred vision, dizziness, and dry eyes. And blurred vision plus sore neck muscles can also cause headaches. • Negative Effect of Brain Development One of the popular bad effects of a smartphone and also any cellphone in some cases is that it causes person’s to lose focus on the important tasks they have to do, this is seen especially where children-adolescents are concerned. As we have the bad there is also room for the “Good” effects smartphones have on individuals, a few are as
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