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Rapid-fire TV news bulletins or getting updates via social-networking tools such as Twitter could numb our sense of morality and make us indifferent to human suffering, scientists say.
New findings show that the streams of information provided by social networking sites are too fast for the brain's "moral compass" to process and could harm young people's emotional development.
Originally posted by RichM
The monopoly of information no longer exists and soon all information will be static and uncontrollable, that is why I think there will be some kind of electronic false flag that will be used to control and regulate the internet, kind of like what is happening in China right now!
Originally posted by star in a jar
What happened to the real scientists?
Originally posted by johnsky
These kids think they're tech savvy... little do they know they're using a refined product intended to be used by the dumbest denomination.
They're using the rubber safety pencil version of the internet.
"If things are happening too fast, you may not ever fully experience emotions about other people's psychological states and that would have implications for your morality," said researcher Mary Helen Immordino-Yang.