According to research done by Dr. Kristiana Siste published on Kompas, 20 November 2019, digital addiction at teenager in Jakarta is at 31.4%, relatively higher than average 4.5% to 19.1% in other countries. Social media and online game are indeed add up to children screen time.
However, digital addiction not only happen to teenager. Based on research by Entertainment Software Association, shows that the average age of video gamers is 35 years old. What about you? Are you addicted to your phone?
Neuroscience has learned that human brain cannot multitask. When you are addicted to your smartphone, you will loose your focus. Social media and games are designed to dominate your attention. It becomes the biggest distraction. Even as adults, we find it very difficult to stay focus and not being distracted.
Moreover, we soon will embrace 5G era. An era when there are millions of stimulus distract us every minute. Leader who can manage digital addiction will have better focus, learn faster and become more productive.
Business theorist, Arie de Geus, said that the ability to learn faster than your competitors may be the only sustainable competitive advantage.
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