new research shows – Smartphones may have altered the shape and function of the human brain.
latest study and experts have discovered, that people who use touchscreen phones on a daily basis have a larger and more powerful somatosensory cortex – the area at the centre of the brain which controls the thumbs.
In a research Swiss team tracked 37 volunteers over ten days – 27 of them using touchscreen phones, and 11 using traditional mobiles with fixed buttons. During these tests, researchers monitored each user’s brain waves. It is found that Those using touchscreen phones had altered the function of their cortex