Why cell phones should not be banned from schools?
Banning them will not stop them being used it will simply push that use underground. Much better for the device to be visible on the desk than hidden under it. Schools (should) have a duty to prepare young people to live in the world outside school.
Can phones damage your brain?
But that doesn’t mean mobile phone radiation has no effect on the brain at all. Previous research has found evidence that it can change our brainwaves. And now, a new study co-authored by Röösli has found a link between mobile phone use and adverse effects on young people’s memory retention.
How are cell phones addictive?
Cell phones are constantly being improved by expanding upon their functionalities, which in turn increases the likelihood of overuse and addiction. According to the PEW Research Center, 67% of smartphone owners have admitted to checking their phone for calls or messages when their phone didn’t vibrate or ring.