The Resource Mind change : how digital technologies are leaving their mark on our brains, Susan Greenfield, (electronic resource)

Mind change : how digital technologies are leaving their mark on our brains, Susan Greenfield, (electronic resource)

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Mind change : how digital technologies are leaving their mark on our brains
Title
Mind change
Title remainder
how digital technologies are leaving their mark on our brains
Statement of responsibility
Susan Greenfield
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Language
eng
Summary
"Google. Facebook. Twitter. Repeat. We live in a world unimaginable even a few decades ago, one like no other in human history. It's a parallel world where we can be on the move in the real world, yet always hooked into an alternative time and place. And although it's a two-dimensional world of sight and sound, it offers instant information, connected identities, and constant novelty. In this world, our screen technologies are increasingly where we work, where we unwind, where we relieve our boredom and where we learn. The subsequent transformation in how we live and think is a vitally important issue, perhaps even the most important issue of our time. When toddlers are given iPads, and adults spend ten hours a day staring at a screen, can we afford to assume that our brave new screen technologies are harmless tools? Blending a wide range of scientific studies, news events, and cultural criticism with brio and verve, Mind Change presents an incisive snapshot of the global 'now.' Greenfield examines how the dawn of the Digital Age has already altered our cultural landscape, fueled an epidemic of oversharing, and transformed how we learn, remember and spread information -- and how these innovations are changing our physical brains. A warning cry, a shot across the bow, and a call to action, Mind Change explores the social, cultural and physiological ramifications of our new digital lifestyle"--
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Greenfield, Susan
Dewey number
155.9
Index
index present
LC call number
BF311
LC item number
.G7135 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • Cognition
  • Information technology
  • Information technology
  • PSYCHOLOGY / Cognitive Psychology
  • COMPUTERS / Digital Media / General
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Life Stages / General
  • PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / General
  • PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / Lifespan Development
  • PSYCHOLOGY / General
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Mind change : how digital technologies are leaving their mark on our brains, Susan Greenfield, (electronic resource)
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http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=0733A604-9F0B-4581-983C-B184C6831847
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Includes index
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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Content type code
  • txt
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First edition.
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1 online resource.
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Isbn
9780812993837
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computer
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rdamedia
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0733a604-9f0b-4581-983c-b184c6831847
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remote
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(OCoLC)900606425
Label
Mind change : how digital technologies are leaving their mark on our brains, Susan Greenfield, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=0733A604-9F0B-4581-983C-B184C6831847
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812993837
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0733a604-9f0b-4581-983c-b184c6831847
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)900606425

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