Surviving the Technological Alteration of the Modern Mind

Book - 2008
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Neuroscientist and expert on brain function and behavior Dr. Gary Small explores how technology's march forward has altered the way young minds develop, function, and interpret information. iBrain reveals a new evolution catalyzed by technological advancement and its future implications: Where do you fit in on the evolutionary chain? What are the professional, social, and political impacts of this new brain evolution? How must you adapt and at what price? While high-tech immersion can accelerate learning and boost creativity, it also has its glitches, among them the meteoric rise in ADD diagnoses, increased social isolation, and Internet addiction. To compete and thrive in the age of brain evolution, and to avoid these potential drawbacks, we must adapt, and iBrain--with its Technology Toolkit--equips us with tools and strategies needed to close the brain gap.--From publisher description.
Publisher: New York : Collins Living, c2008.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780061340338
Characteristics: xi, 240 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Vorgan, Gigi 1958-


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