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The shallows : what the Internet is doing to our brains

Author: Nicholas G Carr
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Norton pbk. [ed.View all editions and formats
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Discusses the intellectual and cultural consequences of the Internet, and how it may be transforming our neural pathways for the worse.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas G Carr
ISBN: 9780393339758 0393339750
OCLC Number: 812073240
Description: viii, 280 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Prologue: The watchdog and the thief --
Hal and me --
The vital parts --
On what the brain thinks about when it thinks about itself --
Tools of the mind --
The deepening page --
On Lee de Forest and his amazing audion --
A medium of the most general nature --
The very image of a book --
The juggler's brain --
On the buoyancy of IQ scores --
The church of Google --
Search, memory --
On the writing of this book --
A thing like me --
Human elements.
Responsibility: Nicholas Carr.

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The bestselling author of "The Big Switch" returns with an explosive look at technology's effect on the mind.  Read more...
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Nicholas Carr has written an important and timely book. See if you can stay off the web long enough to read it! --Elizabeth Kolbert, author of Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Read more...

 
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