Tag Archives: Computer Games

EST for ADD; The shocking Chinese cure for ‘internet addiction’

Great news story, if it’s true, from today’s Sunday Times, which claims that Chinese parents are subjecting their children to electronic shock therapy to wean them off their ‘addiction’ to computer games. Fantastic irony in the idea of using electric … Continue reading

Does Facebook rot our brains? A response to Baroness Greenfield

Does Facebook rot our brains, or just tabloid headlines? Earlier this week, the director of the Royal Institution Susan Greenfield was quoted as saying that social networking sites and other communication gizmos might “infantilise our brains.” Maybe, but only if … Continue reading