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Digital Natives: Impact of Technology on Young Generation | Original Article

Archana Sawshilya*, in International Journal of Physical Education & Sports Sciences | Physical Education, Health, Fitness & Sports

ABSTRACT:

In the digital age, electronic communication has become an integral part of adolescent life. Adolescents get into social interactions through various apps, Facebook, Twitter and so on. Smart Phones and digital platforms are widely used to maintain their peer relationships, family interactions and works related to academics. There is no doubt, technology has enhanced learning experience. But at the same time children are using apps more frequently which is adversely affecting their social relationships, mental and physical health, and even performance in academics. Social skills, interpersonal relation, emotional exchange, intelligence sharing and empathy cannot be learnt through technology, digital platforms, networks, emails or text messaging