Why you should stop texting and turn to Snapchat and Siri

  • Avoid bending your neck by placing your mobile device as close to eye level as possible.
  • Texting while driving is the equivalent of a blood alcohol level of 1.2 percent. Even listening to a conversation on a cell reduces brain activity devoted to driving by 37 percent.
  • Sending texts on a smartphone changes your brainwaves and generates a new type of brain rhythm.

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I recently heard someone joke that the Snapchat generation is so lazy that they don’t even bother to text. Those making fun of the people using Snapchat might want to rethink their position. In fact, Snapchat and video have virtually no health risks as compared to the serious health risks associated with texting.