It's 2014, and now, more than ever, we're constantly being bombarded with new, time-consuming ways to use technology. Apps! iPhones! Laptops! Everywhere you turn, there's some gadget waiting for you to put it to use, and suddenly, that book you've been wanting to read for months, or that bike ride you wanted to take are slowly getting pushed to the wayside.

Worse yet, studies are gradually being released that prove how dangerous our relationship with technology is becoming. Depression, fatigue, increased stress: these are just a few of the side effects that we have to worry about when we let ourselves get overwhelmed by all these technological advancements. 

We're not just saying that either, scientists are making these concerns factual day by day. As you'll see from these 10 Recent Tech Studies That Will Depress You, the Internet is starting to take over our real lives in ways we could've never predicted. As they say, too much of anything is never a good thing.