It is impossible not to note that all over the world scientific and technological progress and its influence on everything happening in our world is very great. Every day we benefit from this progress, and we cannot imagine living the day without taking advantage of it.
Therefore, this question seemed to us very interesting, and in addition, this issue is not yet devoted to a lot of work. No, of course, we will not in our work consider the achievements in terms of whether it is good or bad.
In this issue, we will not be conservatives and we believe that any achievement of scientific and technological progress every time raises a man to the top. Still, much attention should be paid to the issue of the impact of achievements on the personal development of each of us.
The influence of the achievements of science and technology on us begins in childhood. After all, after birth a very active development of the human brain begins. This process was and is almost the same as it has always been, but at the present stage, starting from 3-5 years old, the brain starts to develop faster than before.
Naturally, one of the main factors of such active and fast brain development in children is achievement of technical progress. If earlier some special effort was not required from the brain to learn the elementary things surrounding us, now most children who have reached the age of 3-5 are already trying to master the computer, to learn the initial skills of cell phone control, etc.
First of all, computers, tablets, cell phones, laptops, etc. are not only means that help a person to develop intellectually, but are also means of forming an idea of the world. Modern computer video games have the same effect on children and adolescents.
It is necessary to take into account the opinion of scientists that the first six years of life is the most important period in human development, and at this time the foundation of all future life, self-confidence, knowledge of what you want and love, self-esteem, behavior in stressful situations – then from this we should draw direct conclusions.
The second, most acute, problem of the impact of on people was “the cult of worship of annual technical innovations. It is not difficult to notice how over the past few years, people began to literally worship some types of modern gadgets.
Certainly, all can be written off on consumer boom, but nevertheless if to be distracted and to consider all from the point of view of the theory of consumption it becomes clear that the given process does not completely correspond to the given theory.
The third, most dangerous consequence of the development for the normal formation of human personality is Internet addiction. Internet addiction is a mental disorder in which a person is very obsessively willing to enter the global network and is unable to get out of it in time.
Although had no intention of including the disorder in officially accepted psychiatric standards, the description he proposed was based on a description of disorders that involve substance abuse. The psychiatrist identified several major symptoms of this addiction: use of the Internet leads to damage to psychological, interpersonal, social or physical status; causes distress or stressful negative pain.
Also, the consequences of this disorder can include the degradation of the person’s personality, reduced motor activity: instead of standing up and looking out the window to find out if it is raining outside, the person in most cases would prefer to use the Internet for this purpose. At the moment Internet addiction is very widely discussed, but not yet recognized as an official disease.
In general, the most important advice that can be given to get rid of all modern problems associated with STP is actually very simple: communicate more often with the living people in the real world!