Social communication can be very healthy for you: generally the more social contacts you have, the longer you’ll live. So what forms of social communication work best for health?
Health & Wellness
Medicine and Technology
What we do is what we become. The Net is changing our brains and our bodies, and we better understand what shifts will occur. Then we can make the changes we want, and make them work for us.
Many people live their lives in a double mirror. One reflects their live on the Internet; the other reflects their real life. When they compare the two images, they realize they are not the same. Which image they become more attached to may prove key.
Part II: Body clocks affect everything you do. Ask shift workers—a group with higher cardiovascular mortality and higher cancer rates. The Internet is rapidly turning much of the population into biological shiftworkers—and they’re willingly going along.
Part I: As most of our bodies are replaced in a matter of days to weeks, what we do is what we become. How we live changes not just our gene expression but how we, look, think, and move; it also resets how we rebuild and renew ourselves.