New research suggests that radiation from smartphones is negatively impacting teenagers’ memories, leaving them with short-term memory loss. The concern is that a year’s worth of radiation could be enough to damage the part of the brain that interprets images and shapes.
According to the study, which was published Monday, researchers found that there is a negative impact on memory performance after exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (RF-EMF) radiation.
Röösli said that any potential risks can be minimized by not having the phone up to someone’s head, either via the use of headphones or using the loudspeaker when calling, “in particular when network quality is low and the mobile phone is functioning at maximum power.”
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