Addicted to tech? A brain chemical imbalance may be to blame

 作者:庾抱     |      日期:2018-01-02 06:01:00
PeopleImages/Getty Glued to your phone? A chemical imbalance in your brain may be to blame – a finding that may lead to new treatments for people who believe they are addicted to technology. A study of teenagers who are “addicted” to their smartphones or the internet has found that people who struggle with so-called tech addiction seem to have more of a chemical that slows down brain signals, and less of a chemical that makes neurons more active. Those who were addicted had more of a neurotransmitter called GABA, which is thought to help regulate anxiety,