Maria Kennedy

Maria Kennedy is a wellness and education writer for Open Colleges. She covers stories about women, nutrition, personal growth, food and travel among others. In her free time, she loves practicing yoga and traveling with her husband and kids.

Our mobile phones have become an extension of our arms. And as a new part of our bodies, they are restructuring the way we think and how our brains process information. Although this may sound like the beginning of a futuristic movie where the main character is a human-robot hybrid, this is actually happening in the present. Research reveals the Internet has already changed our brain structure. It is actually changing which parts of the…