: iBrain: Surviving the Technological Alteration of the Modern Mind ( ): Dr. Gary Small, Gigi Vorgan: Books. In his book iBrain: Surviving the Technological Alteration of the Modern Mind, Gary Small, one of America’s leading neuroscientists, explores the remarkable. Brief review of iBrain: Surviving the technological alteration of the modern mind by Gary Small and Gigi Vorgan. Article (PDF Available) ยท June with

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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. They differentiate between digital immigrants: Then again the last two chapters are designed to help digital addicts and digital retards, so if you are neither of those things you can skip them.

It was written inand it is interesting to see how quickly the technology has advanced, rendering the information from such a short time ago obsolete.

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View all 4 comments. Also, author did not discuss to my satisfaction how our brains are being affected by technology.

Often doesnot stay on the subject to review elementary information about how to live in this high-tech world. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a ibeain life. A review of the way things were in Thousands of books are eligible, including current and former best sellers.


Apr 05, Christine Cavalier rated it it was ok Shelves: He lists his references but we have no idea which studies go to which fleeting mention. Published October 14th by William Morrow first published October 1st Refresh and try again. Mar 12, Trish rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Return to Book Page. The first part of this one, which described the neurological ramifications of early and prolonged exposure to technology and the lifestyle it encourages, was interesting and excellent.

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iBrain: Surviving the Technological Alteration of the Modern Mind by Gary Small

Do you want to know what’s going on in your, or your child’s, brain when you stare at screens all day? Instead, he gives the casual sma,l the impression that “evolution” is something that happens within a single person’s lifetime, within a single brain English Choose a language for shopping.

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The book ends with tips on how to disconnect. Thought-provoking, at a minimum. Explore the Home Gift Guide. I read her Generation Me just before this, and she writes as a “Digital Native”–which probably emphasizes the difference between her perspective and Gary Small’s. So far, a short reference to an FMRI study on brain activation while doing a google search contrasting the computer savvy and computer ignorant. His book makes so many important points that I had my students read excerpts smalk we did an in class debate years ago when the book first came out.


Sometimes the phrasing made it obvious, but other times it didn’t, and I wasn’t going to flip constantly to the back of the book after every sentence just to find out if there was a note associated with it. Smalls probably meant for you to read them skall your WoW addicted daughter.

iBrain: Surviving the Technological Alteration of the Modern Mind

After so many references to the quiz to see if you are, in fact, addicted to the internet, and seeing a plethora of non-captioned drawings that vaguely illustrate th If this book were a brief article, with proper citations, I could have found it more useful.

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The amazing changes in one human brain wrought by the technological revolution, while intriguing, is not an example of evolution. Jul 07, Courtney rated it did not smal, it Shelves: