- Jun 8, 2009
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Study: College students are Internet-addicted - Tech and gadgets- msnbc.comAmerican college students are hooked on cell phones, social media and the Internet and showing symptoms similar to drug and alcohol addictions, according to a new study.
Researchers at the University of Maryland who asked 200 students to give up all media for one full day found that after 24 hours many showed signs of withdrawal, craving and anxiety along with an inability to function well without their media and social links.
My son and his friends tried to partake in a "digital cleanse" - no tech communications for two weeks. He lasted a weekend.
Imagine the professors and high school teachers trying to compete with that. Maybe it's time for jamming.