Mind Change How Digital Technologies Are Leaving Their Mark on Our Brains
epub | 2.57 MB | English | Susan Greenfield | 2015 | Random House Publishing Group

Description: We live in a world unimaginable only decades ago: a domain of backlit screens, instant information, and vibrant experiences that can outcompete dreary reality. Our brave new technologies offer incredible opportunities for work and play. But at what price?

Now renowned neuroscientist Susan Greenfield--known in the United Kingdom for challenging entrenched conventional vie--brings together a range of scientific studies, ne events, and cultural criticism to create an incisive snapshot of "the global now." Disputing the assumption that our technologies are harmless tools, Greenfield explores whether incessant exposure to social media sites, search engines, and videogames is capable of rewiring our brains, and whether the minds of people born before and after the advent of the Internet differ.

Stressing the impact on what she calls Digital Natives--those who've never known a world without the Internet--Greenfield exposes how neuronal networking may be affected...

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