Technology Addiction

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Technological Device Addiction Technology has become a great benefit to us but many people have taken it too far. According to researcher and surveys taken all over the world shows that a large number of people may have become addicted to their technological devices and are not able to make it through a day without their cell phones or other technological devices. Many have concerns that people would rather use these devices than to have a face to face conversation. The addictions of technological devices are on the rise. Although these devices were meant to make our lives easier there have been many problems to arise ranging from health risk, relationship problems, classroom, church, and work interferences. Statistics show that cell …show more content…

So, the theory is that any risks posed by RF would be greater from people who live and work in areas with fewer base stations. Many researchers believe younger cell-phone users may face a higher risk of developing tumors because their nervous systems are not fully developed and their skulls are not as thick as those of adults (Interlandi, 2007). When Technology Addiction takes over life, it can be harmful. A survey taken showed over 60% of 11 to 18 year admitted that they feel that they were addicted the internet and over 50% said they were addicted to their cell phone. Also texting has been proven to damage the quality of their written English over 39.3%. On average teenagers spend two to three hours a day on social network sites which decrease physical activities among teens in an already overweight – teen population To help with the problem of feelings of Technology Addiction try disconnecting yourself. Try to experiment with short periods of inaccessibility. Sit through dinner without checking your cell phone or laptop. Like most alcoholics and drug abusers, people are unaware of this addiction with Technology and will deny it until the battery goes dead (Gyorki, 2000). A twelve step program Gyorki, (2000) has been designed to help you if personal technology use is interfering with the normal activities of life.
1. Honesty - admit that we are powerless over the urge to use cell phones, and that we have


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