People who overuse their smartphones may gradually find themselves behaving in an increasingly anti-social manner compared to those who use them in moderation. It could even trigger a slide back into the incivility of previous ages.
Adolescence is a time of trial and error, of the highest emotional highs and the lowest lows. By adulthood most of us have accrued enough experience to have an instinct on the right way to deal with most situations. But adults often forget that as children our instincts were usually very unreliable because, without enough time to develop extensive experience, instincts are driven primarily by the urge to experiment.
On Monday 4th July Dr Jack will be back on This Morning between 10.30-12.30 (ITV1). Later on at 20.00 on the same day, the first episode of his new series “The Tech Show” will be launched on Discovery Science; followed immediately afterwards by the second episode at 20.30.
On Friday nights at 8pm starting in July 2011 Dr Jack Lewis presents “THE TECH SHOW” on the Discovery Science channel. In 26 half-hour episodes Jack takes viewers on a journey through some of the latest technological breakthroughs in engineering, science and biomedicine. We explore new developments in robotics, renewable energy and tornado physics. We encounter a wide variety of nutty inventors, hell-bent on creating the most bizarre water, land and air-borne vehicles the world has ever seen. We see how engineering can be guided by the latest biological research that gets to the bottom of how evolution has solved various problems by giving certain creatures amazing abilities. And we even discover what neuroscience can learn from the art of magic.