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The Shallows by Nicholas Carr
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Mar 02, 2012

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03/05/2012 page 50
18.0% "Our brains are capable of change (neuroplasticity) in response to how we use them. The internet is changing our brains. So far it's one of those books where what the author is saying "feels" intuitively true, and the science also appears to back up what he's saying."
03/07/2012 page 150
54.0% "Online users are becoming skimmers and don't process information in a linear fashion. This rings true. Unfortunately, we may be losing our ability to "think deeply" about subjects in the process."
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