Less Personal Interactions
Electronic and computer interactions are less time consuming, do not take as much thought and effort, and is less involving. When electronics increased in our generation, face-to-face interactions decreased. Electronic interactions has made people lazy, and caused a decrease in personal encounters. Although electronics have made a few positive impacts in one’s daily life, electronics have caused more damage and negative impacts than positive.
Social media is one of the causes of depression and suicide. Electronics make it easier for children and/or adults to cause problems without having to go up to someone face to face. When one gets face to face with another, one often gets scared and backs down from the fight. While on the other hand, if one was to be on Facebook or someone was on the phone and bullying someone through a message, one is more likely say things that he/she would normally not say in person. A lot of people use cell phones to get out of conversations they want to avoid in person.
Normally, in a household, dinner is a time to sit down and have a family talk about how everyone’s day may have been. Since electronics and computers have invaded our generation dinners have often became the cell phone time around the table. Psychologists say that children that are more concentrated in school are often the children that have regular family meals and conversations. Psychologists also say that children ranging between the ages six and eleven that do not get into much trouble in school also have regular family meals. Children who have regular family interactions and meetings tend to be ten percent more engaged in school. Children also decrease their bad behavior by eight percent if they have two to four family meetings per week(Daily Mail).
Electronics and computers have made respect decrease in certain situations. If one is trying to have a conversation with another and a phone goes off, one if more likely to answer...
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