Niños y adolescentes en Internet

Brain rss

May teenagers develop feelings on the Internet?

21 noviembre, 2013

Many adults wonder if the feelings their teenage children seem to experience in their online relationships are real. They wonder if the conflicts they suffer may be relevant, if the friendships they initiate are sincere or if their children may fall in love on the Internet ??? But this question – which comes up once… Leer más ›

Internet is shaping the way children and teenagers read and process information

For thousands of years, human beings have acquired the information needed to interact with the physical environment and other people by means of direct experience. Most of the information was reached our brain, slowly, as a consequence of the observation of phenomena and situations with our own eyes. The brain was also fed by stories… Leer más ›

Changes in the brain (Part I)

As I mentioned in this blog’s presentation entry, the continuous use of the Internet via computers, tablets and smartphones modifies children’s brain structure. And it also has a similar impact in adults. One of the many characteristics of our brain is plasticity, and we are now just starting to understand what it is about. Plasticity… Leer más ›

Do children and teenagers multitask on the Internet?

Nearly 1,000 children and teenagers participated in the 1st National Congress “Joven y en Red” (“Young and Networked”), which was held in Madrid in 2012 and where they presented their opinions about the relationship they establish with the Internet and ICTs. Most of the participants were teenagers between 11 and 16 years old and members of the… Leer más ›