Influence of excessive internet use on auditory event-related potential (2008)

Sheng Wu Yi Xue Gong Cheng Xue Za Zhi. 2008 Dec;25(6):1289-93.

[Article in Chinese]

Zhao X, Yu H, Zhan Q, Wang M.


College of Precision Instrument and Optoelectronics Engineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin 300072, China. [email protected]


At present, young people’s internet addiction has become a serious social problem and on important concern in China. Comparison studies of auditory event-related potential (ERP) between 9 excessive internet users and 9 common internet users were carried out. The obvious influences of excessive internet use on the users were observed. The result suggests that excessive internet use may have some influences on cerebral cognitive function.