Women are more addicted to the Internet than men

Women are more addicted to the Internet than men

“A new study conducted at the University of Bonn in Germany suggests that internet addiction is not only very real but can be linked to genetics! Researchers surveyed a pool of men and women concerning their internet habits.  Of those surveyed, nearly 16% said the internet consumes their daily thoughts, and believes that their well-being depends on them signing on. When compared to the “healthy subjects,” researchers found the addicts were more likely to carry a genetic variation similar to nicotine addicts. Women were even more likely to have this gene mutation. Researchers feel that female susceptibility to internet addiction is increased by social networking sites such as Facebook.”

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