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Word Watch: digital dementia

ctty2Canadian WordSpy Paul McFedries has noted “digital dementia” as another medically-related term that has established itself in the lexicon.

He defines it as “impaired memory and cognitive functioning due to the extended use of digital devices.”

McFedries cites two uses of it this week — on in the Seattle Times and another in the Edinburgh Evening News — and gives the earliest usage to the Korean newspaper The Chosun Ilbo in 2005. Continue reading →

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