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The shallows : what the Internet is doing to our brains

Author: Nicholas G Carr
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : W.W. Norton & Company, 2020. ©2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Nicholas Carr's bestseller The Shallows has become a foundational book in one of the most important debates of our time: As we enjoy the internet's bounties, are we sacrificing our ability to read and think deeply? This 10th-anniversary edition includes a new afterword that brings the story up to date, with a deep examination of the cognitive and behavioral effects of smartphones and social media.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas G Carr
ISBN: 0393357821 9780393357820
OCLC Number: 1102473509
Notes: Edition statements from the introduction.
"Updated with a new afterword."--Cover.
Description: x, 294 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Prologue. The watchdog and the thief --
One. Hal and me --
Two. The vital paths --
a digression on what the brain thinks about when it thinks about itself --
Three. Tools of the mind --
Four. The deepening page --
. a digression on lee de forest and his amazing audion --
Five. A medium of the most general nature --
Six. The very image of a book --
Seven. The juggler's brain --
a digression on the buoyancy of IQ scores --
Eight. The church of Google --
Nine. Search, memory --
a digression on the writing of this book --
Ten. A thing like me --
Epilogue. Human elements --
Afterword to the second edition. The most interesting thing in the world.
Other Titles: What the Internet is doing to our brains
Responsibility: Nicholas Carr.

Abstract:

Nicholas Carr's bestseller The Shallows has become a foundational book in one of the most important debates of our time: As we enjoy the internet's bounties, are we sacrificing our ability to read and think deeply? This 10th-anniversary edition includes a new afterword that brings the story up to date, with a deep examination of the cognitive and behavioral effects of smartphones and social media.

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