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Is Google Making Us Stupid?

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Uploaded on Sep 7, 2010

In his book, "The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains," author Nicholas Carr looks through the lens of neuroscience at how the Internet shapes our brains. Online, our reading habits change, he says. "Power-browsing" and scanning are essential skills in the sea of content. Our synapses associated with short-term memory fire rapidly and strengthen as we become adept multi-taskers, but with it goes our ability for deep contemplation.

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