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You Probably Use Your Smartphone Way More Than You Think

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 11.05.2015 | Science

How many times would you estimate that you check your iPhone every day? Thirty, 40 or 50 times? Take whatever number you came up with and double it, a...

The Internet May Be Changing Your Brain In Ways You've Never Imagined

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.09.2015 | Science

Five years ago, journalist Nicholas Carr wrote in his book The Shallows: How The Internet Is Changing Our Brains about the way technology seemed to be...

Can We Create An Artificial Brain?

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 09.16.2015 | World

Dr. Miguel Nicolelis is not the kind of person you’d expect to say that something is impossible. After all, he developed a brain-connected exoskelet...

Strange Way 'Clicking Here' May Be Good For Your Brain

| John Bohannon | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

Don’t worry about watching all those cat videos on the Internet. You’re not wasting time when you are at your computer—you’re honing your fine...

How Technology Is Warping Your Memory

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

Take a moment to think about the last time you memorized someone's phone number. Was it way back when, perhaps circa 2001? And when was the last time ...

WATCH: Could Your Brain Be Hacked?

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.02.2013 | Science

Hackers can wreak havoc by taking control of your computer, or your bank account -- but what about your brain? In a new video from the popular You...

Kurzweil at Techonomy: Artificial Intelligence Is Empowering All of Humanity

Techonomy | Posted 01.12.2013 | Technology
Techonomy

In the opening session of Techonomy 2012 today, Techonomy founder David Kirkpatrick interviewed Ray Kurzweil, the futurist and transhumanist who has developed a cult following for his prediction of the merging of humans and computers.

Education Unplugged: Learning Through Conversation

Michael Roth | Posted 11.23.2015 | College
Michael Roth

One of the wonderful things about teaching through conversation is that we get to help our students unplug from the inputs they have customized to reinforce their own tastes, expectations and identities.