Frequent Technology Use Linked to ADHD Symptoms

For years, I’ve been suggesting this –– as a probable causal factor for ADHD. And maybe ASD as well.

Of course, it’s gene-environment interactions.

The blinking/flashing lights are the environment. The person’s genetic make-up leads to his being “more or less susceptible” to the stimulus/stimuli.

Frequent Technology Use Linked to ADHD Symptoms in Teens, Study Finds

Wall Street Journal—July 17, 2018

The more teens use social-media networking sites, video games, excessive-fast-action movies, and streaming services, the higher their risk of developing symptoms of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, a new study found. The study, published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association, tracked 2,500 teens over two years and monitored their usage and symptoms.

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