"The greatest danger from cyber-disinhibition may be to young people.
The prefrontal inhibitory circuitry is among the last part of the brain to become fully mature,
doing so sometime in the twenties.
During adolescence there is a developmental lag, with teenagers having fragile inhibitory capacities,
but fully ripe emotional impulsivity.
Strengthening these inhibitory circuits can be seen as the singular task
in neural development of the adolescent years.
As with any new technology, the Internet is an experiment in progress.
It's time we considered what other such downsides of cyber-disinhibition may be emerging
— and looked for a technological fix, if possible.
The dangerous thought: the Internet may harbor social perils
our inhibitory circuitry was not designed to handle in evolution", edge.org