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You Probably Use Your Smartphone Way More Than You Think
Many young adults spend a third of their waking lives on their device.
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The Internet May Be Changing Your Brain In Ways You've Never Imagined
"Once I was a scuba diver in the sea of words. Now I zip along the surface like a guy on a Jet Ski."
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Can We Create An Artificial Brain?
This leading neuroengineer thinks it's dangerous to even try.
Computer Use May Improve Fine-Motor Skills In The Brain, Scientists Say
“The results are surprising,” says Robert Scheidt, a biomechanical engineer at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
How Technology Is Warping Your Memory
Even a single session of Internet usage can make it more difficult to file away information in your memory, says Erik Fransén
Is Brain Hacking Really Possible? New AsapSCIENCE Video Explains How
Since the brain relies on electrical signals, we can hook it up to electronic devices, according to the video. Scientists
Kurzweil at Techonomy: Artificial Intelligence Is Empowering All of Humanity
How Tech Transforms Business and Society
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 S. Roth
President, Wesleyan University
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.
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