What the Internet does to your brain

Thomas Frank with a look at neuroplasticity, our brains change their physical structures in response to the technologies we use.

Here’s a look at the science behind how the Internet changes our brains, and how using it is actually overwriting the structures that allow us to focus intensely and do deep work.

I know there is a lot of debate about neuroplasticity. I’m slowly dipping my toe into this area of research.

Photo by David Clode on Unsplash

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Ian O'Byrne

Dr. W. Ian O’Byrne is a educator, researcher, & speaker. His work centers on teaching, learning, and technology. He investigates the literacy practices of individuals as they read, write, and communicate in online & hybrid spaces.

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