Youngatheart.7.4.12

Gamification = Brain Hacking!

Blog Post created by Youngatheart.7.4.12 on Jun 15, 2017

I have noticed the results of this - everywhere you go, everybody seems to be using their phones -  during meals, walking down the street, out with friends.  There was a piece on "60 Minutes" this past Sunday on it - and I was taken aback by the philosophy behind it all.  They are purposely creating device addicts!

Here is just a brief excerpt (you can't get the whole piece without "joining" 60 Minutes All Access!):

Silicon Valley insider on why smartphones are "slot machines" - YouTube 

I really do wonder about what this is doing to the brain chemistry of our children and young people (Old Fogey Alert, I guess!).

Nancy

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