This is more of a fluff piece, and probably won’t make the news on Computer Talk Radio this week, but it bears noting to anyone who has a Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime account, and has binge watched a TV show or two.

Binge-watching episodes of your favorite shows does no favors for your brain, an expert warns.

“It’s important to recognize that the brain is not an isolated organ — it responds to its environment,” said Dr. Randall Wright, a neurologist at Houston Methodist in Texas. “When we binge-watch, we create an unhealthy environment for the brain because we’re sitting for long periods of time, isolating ourselves from social activities and eating large amounts of unhealthy food.”

Found at www.usnews.com

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