Many people have a wide range of opinions on if technology is having a positive influence on our children or a negative, there is a vast amount of evidence to support both of these arguments. Technology can refer to so many things, but there are three main parts of technology that are having the greatest effects on our children: video games, television/media, and computers. The modern technologies we have today are so powerful because they attract our genetic biases, that the human brain has a tremendous love for visually presented information. If we are not careful with how we use this technology it my be abused in years to come.
If we are sitting in front of a television all day, it deteriorates or brain strength. We need to be constantly using our brain to be able to keep it strong to excel in school and in jobs.
In other ways, technology has been very helpful, it has caused us to be able to have many advances in medical diseases. To help people get over life threatening diseases. Technology has also helped in many scientific advances.