How 'touch' smartphones change our brains

December 27, 2014 3:05 AM

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How 'touch' smartphones change our brains

A new study has revealed that use of smartphone shapes the part of our brain that controls our finger movement in a similar way as learning to play violin.

Arko Ghosh from the Institute of Neuroinformatics of the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich decided to investigate the impact that the finger dexterity of smartphone users has on the brain and discovered that the day-to-day plasticity of the human brain could be researched based on our smartphone u...

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