Are Smartphones Really Destroying the Lives of Teenagers?
Is any age group more maligned than teenagers? As they roam in packs, they’re feared, avoided or told to calm down. They’re gawky, narcissistic, hormone-addled, shallow, angsty and entitled. And on top of all that: Have you heard? Smartphones are destroying their brains. Raised in the glow of digital devices, today’s teens are depressed, anxious, antisocial and hopelessly distracted.