What Really Happens To Your Brain And Body During A Digital Detox

Fast Company

By Elizabeth Segran

We feel guilty that we’re constantly plugged in.

We sense that our smartphones are making us less focused, that constantly checking our email and Twitter is making us less productive, and more disconnected from our real lives. But what do we really knowabout how our devices are affecting us? We have plenty of anecdotes, but the science of how always-on technology impacts human behavior is still in its infancy.