The medical journal called “The Lancet” has published he results of the research called “How to Influence the People’s Attitude towards their Health with the Help of Mass media”. The co-authors of the article were professor Melanie Wakefield, the director of Human Behavior Research Center, Barbara Loken, the professor of the Minnesota University (USA), Robert Hornik (Robert C. Hornik), the professor of the Annenberg Institute at the University of Pennsylvania (USA).
According to the article published in Professional Psychology: Research and Practice journal the people who spend more than 11 hours surfing the websites containing pornography materials show the signs of the psychological distress and admit that their addiction turns out to cause the problems in their real-life relationships.
There is no doubt that the Internet has brought huge benefit to the humankind. However, incredible development of new technologies has led to considerable changes in our habits and our lifestyle as well, and some items have become the rarities from the past. Here are only some things which we are not likely to use any more as the Internet has “killed” them.
Video Rental stores are one of the victims of the Internet. Nowadays everybody can download any movie for free and there is no need to rent or exchange videos any more. That’s why a great number of video rents went bankrupts soon after the Internet torrents became a widespread phenomenon.