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Mind change : how digital technologies are leaving their mark on our brains / by Susan Greenfield

By: Greenfield, Susan.
Publisher: London, U.K. : Rider, 2014Description: xv, 368 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781846044328.Subject(s): Psychology | Behaviour | Information technology | Internet
Contents:
A global phenomenon -- Unprecedented times -- A controversial issue -- A multifaceted phenomenon -- How the brain works --- How the brain changes -- How the brain becomes a mind -- Out of your mind -- The something about social networking -- Social networking and identity -- Social networking and relationships -- Social networking and society -- The something about video games -- Video games and attention -- Video games, aggression and recklessness -- The something about surfing -- The screen is the message -- Thinking differently -- Mind change beyond the screen -- Making connections.
Summary: Investigates the impact that cyber technology is having on our brains, how we interact with each other, and how we engage with our environment. Argues that the digital age could be changing the brain and warns that we must not let technology impair deep thinking, creativity and fulfilment.
Item type Home library Call number Status Date due Item reserves
Book Book Australia
203 GRE 2014 (Browse shelf) Available
Book Book New Zealand
209 MIN (Browse shelf) Available
Total holds: 0

A global phenomenon -- Unprecedented times -- A controversial issue -- A multifaceted phenomenon -- How the brain works --- How the brain changes -- How the brain becomes a mind -- Out of your mind -- The something about social networking -- Social networking and identity -- Social networking and relationships -- Social networking and society -- The something about video games -- Video games and attention -- Video games, aggression and recklessness -- The something about surfing -- The screen is the message -- Thinking differently -- Mind change beyond the screen -- Making connections.

Investigates the impact that cyber technology is having on our brains, how we interact with each other, and how we engage with our environment. Argues that the digital age could be changing the brain and warns that we must not let technology impair deep thinking, creativity and fulfilment.

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