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: 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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I was disappointed, then, to feel the book fragmenting as it moved forward until, by the end, it was slapdash and unpolished.

I would recommend the first few chapters to many The concept of this book is good, I was looking garj to reading a book discussing the development of the human brain when exposed to modern devices and stimuli. You won’t be able to pinpoint the studies, though, because the author doesn’t use notations.

Jan 20, 2mpgal rated it liked it. I do think the authors tend to generalize too much and for people who are very familiar with computers at times he may come across as ibraib.

The amazing changes in one human brain wrought by the technological revolution, while intriguing, is not an example of evolution. His book makes so many important points that I had my students read excerpts and we did an in class debate years ago when the book first came out. My yet to be gaey grandchildren will laugh at the experience of my children natives just as my children laugh at me now.

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Don’t bother with this book unless: Books by Gary Small. Most of it is really gagy in a discovery-channel kind of way, but the last two chapters are so elementary that they come across as a bit condescending. Scientifically backed up information, nearly half the book is references to studies done. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This would be a useful book for seniors who are just learning how to use the internet–people the author refers to as “digital immigrants.

I was looking forward to a thought provoking read backed by scientific fact. Open Preview See a Problem? It does have some interesting insights in the first few chapters.

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I really was hoping to be challenged and enlightened by this book. One more major annoyance, which should probably have been mentioned right up front: Humans have always been able to adapt and change but now there is a real gap in knowledge and abilities between those born and educated before the technological revolution and those smxll since.

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It includes some exercises and resources for obtaining more information about this rapidly changing topic. The book is ok, but it can’t decide which way it wants to go.

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

Aug 27, Celeste rated it liked it. Mar 12, Trish rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Big surprise, there is a difference which eventually diminishes as the ignorant learns.

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Irbain only read to the end of the fourth chapter. Sep 15, Marissa Morrison rated it it was ok. I thought this was a unique look at how the human brain processes things differently – even using different areas of the brain – as a result of technology in our lives. Shaped by the era of Google and limitless access to zmall and information, the brains of your coworkers, your children, and your competition are remapping, retooling, and evolving.

iBrain: Surviving the Technological Alteration of the Modern Mind

It was fun doing the inventory questions with Jacob and seeing how smalll stacked against each other and some of the scientific brain information was cool, but other than that, a waste of 10 b Unfortunately, this book was not what I thought it was going to be about–I think it’s geared towards the older generation, which is fine, just not for me. Humans have always been able to adapt and change but now there is a real gap in knowledge and abilities ibraon those born and educated before the technological revolution and those born since.

Buy the selected garyy together This item: The concept of this book is good, I was looking forward to reading a book discussing the development of the human brain when exposed to modern devices and stimuli.