The shallows: what the Internet is doing to our brains

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The bestselling author of The Big Switch returns with an explosive look at technology's effect on the mind. "Is Google making us stupid?" When Nicholas Carr posed that question in an Atlantic Monthly cover story, he tapped into a well of anxiety about how the Internet is changing us. He also crystallized one of the most important debates of our time: as we enjoy the Internet's bounties, are we sacrificing our ability to read and think deeply? Now, Carr expands his argument into the most compelling exploration yet published of the Internet's intellectual and cultural consequences. Weaving insights from philosophy, neuroscience, and history into a rich narrative, The Shallows explains how the Internet is rerouting our neural pathways, replacing the subtle mind of the book reader with the distracted mind of the screen watcher. A gripping story of human transformation played out against a backdrop of technological upheaval, The Shallows will forever alter the way we think about media and our minds.
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148158653
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title The shallows : what the Internet is doing to our brains
title_alt What the Internet is doing to our brains
title_display The shallows : what the Internet is doing to our brains
title_full The shallows : what the Internet is doing to our brains / Nicholas Carr, The shallows [sound recording] : what the Internet is doing to our brains] / Nicolas Carr ; read by Paul Michael Garcia, The shallows: what the Internet is doing to our brains [electronic resource] / Nicholas Carr
title_short The shallows :
title_sort shallows what the internet is doing to our brains
title_sub what the Internet is doing to our brains
topic Electronic information resource searching, Intellect, Internet Physiological effect, Internet Psychological aspects, Neuropsychology, SCIENCE / Philosophy & Social Aspects, SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
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