The Importance Of Technology And The Human Experience

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“We 're still in the first minutes of the first day of the Internet revolution.” -(Scott cook) We now live in a digital world comfortable with the technology we obtain, but we rarely think of the impact it has on the human race. Technology redefines the human experience by creating a digital divide between the screen, society, and ourselves. The overuse of technology is correlated with personality disorders, such as the inability to have personal relationships and a need for instant gratification. On the other hand, technology has made it so ideas spread faster than ever, also creating a global service that connects all of us all the time. Technology has advanced more in the last thirty years than in the previous two thousand, yet is all …show more content…
The human experience encompasses the unique qualities of being human. basically everything that makes us who we are, morals, beliefs, actions, likes, dislikes, emotions etc... Yet, we would not feel or do these things without the influence of human interaction. Human contact and communication is the water that allows the seeds of the human mind to blossom and mature. However, scientist have discovered that because of the ever growing technological influence on young children, that the human experience is no longer what it used to be. The connection between children and the human experience is that, if healthy childhood, were kids run, play, and build, the mental materials they need to proceed through life are absent. When the foundation of the human mind has holes in it, the properties of that human life is not the same. Many scientist have researched and observed the impact of technology on children in the twenty first century and how that impact pertains to disrupting the human …show more content…
Psychology today says,” positive media messages are helping to improve public understanding of major social and medical consequences of issues affecting the public such as body weight, diet, and lack of exercise, high cholesterol, and hypertension to highlight only a few.” It is absolutely true that the internet has changed the world in positive ways. Furthermore, technology is not objectified to a social class, it is a universal tool that is available to everyone. Buzz Aldrin, in an interview with psychology today, said that “children have more computer power at their fingertips to do their homework than was onboard the space vehicles that first carried us into space” And that 's true another example of how technology has improved education is that children with learning disabilities have access to assistive technology to help them with their school work.Technology and media studies are central to our 21st century world, but it 's not about the positives and the negatives its about a healthy balance between

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