Notes to Prologue, Chapters 1,2, and a digression

aplysia2

Above, a sea slug, Aplysia. This image is from the Thornton Lab at the University of Oregon. (Are you recoiling? Are you not? What does that say about your neuroplasticity?)

Educational clip about the history of printing and reading

Your Outboard Brain Knows All, Clive Thompson.

Multi-tasking is a lie. Summary of article. Link to full academic article.

How Google is Changing Your Information-Seeking Behavior, Lab Soft News Blog.

Summary of new human-information processing skills

Is Google Making Us Stupid? Nope!, Philip Davis

The above (Davis essay) is a response to this article in The Atlantic.

And, another anti-Carr response to the question about Google and our collective stupidity.

And, if you’re going to use Google, learn to really use it.

VS Ramachandran: Mirror Neurons

Watch the video of Norman Mailer arguing with Marshal McLuhan

Marshall McLuhan: talking about the medium is the message.

Just Remember This, by Michael Greenberg

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