Is computer use changing children?

Posted: August 16, 2008 in Uncategorized

BBC Technology 16th August 2008

In an interview for Radio 4’s iPM she said: “The last 10 years have seen a three-fold increase in the prescription of the drug Ritalin, a drug used for Attention Deficit Disorder. One asks why?

Baroness Greenfield wondered if the cause was growing computer use.

Baroness Greenfield also claims “that the distinction has been lost between information and knowledge – with the facts provided by easy-accessed information losing the context necessary for knowledge”.

Baroness Greenfield also claims that the distinction has been lost between information and knowledge – with the facts provided by easy-accessed information losing the context necessary for knowledge.

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