The perennial debate of how technology interacts with our biology is even more pertinent in the case of the iPhone. The ubiquitous device has changed us in a fundamental way. Smartphones have been described as the culprit for wrecking attention spans, disturbing sleep patterns, affecting eyesights. As part of our week-long coverage of the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, we consult with three experts to help us disentangle fact from fiction when it comes to how the handset has affected our brain, our sleep and our eyesight.
Our obsession with phones could be changing the shape of our eyes