I’ve concluded that they’re right. Mobile phones DO addle the brain. They DO interfere with competent cognition. They DO cause people to become rambling, incoherent, and negligent thinkers, and to talk ever-more-ridiculous garbage. But their effects are quite subtle. They cause this result in some people simply by existing: all these folks have to do is think about cell phones and they become nonsensical.
Especially if their job is to write news headlines on such matters, or to otherwise fill content on the media’s health pages.
Have a look at this headline: Continue reading “Won’t somebody *please* think of the validity?”