10 Reasons new technology is making us stupid


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1. The GPS:

We lose the capacity to orientate ourselves, understanding north from south, left from right.

2. Social media:

We lose the capacity to have a balanced conversation, greet people whilst looking them in the eyes, and the capacity to listen.

3. Domotics:

We lose the capacity to manage a house with common sense, turning off the lights, closing blinders, locking doors.

4. Phone contacts:

We lose the capacity to memorize phone numbers, and therefore we are not training our long-term memory.

5. Handycams:

We lose the capacity to visualize with our imagination.

6. Microsoft Word and texting:

We lose the capacity to write by hand, and being able to spot mistakes.

7. Exel:

We lose the capacity to calculate in our heads.

8. Youtube:

We lose the capacity to tell a story.

9. Cars:

We lose capacity to bike and walk.

10. Sitting in front of a pc screen:

We lose the capacity to sit straight with a nice straight back.

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